The outbreak at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School has been declared over by Hamilton Public Health Services, effective October 9, 2021. An outbreak is declared over after at least 14 days have passed with no evidence of ongoing transmission that could reasonably be related to exposures in the school. No further COVID-19+ individuals have been associated with the initial exposed cohort.
Please be reminded to screen daily for symptoms of illness and follow guidance on the COVID-19 school screening website
to determine whether it’s safe to attend school.
Maintaining public health measures such as staying home when you are sick, physical distancing, hand washing and wearing a mask are important to reduce the likelihood of infection, contain outbreaks and protect those who are most vulnerable. Everyone has a part to play to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.