What’s happening in Rainbow Schools?

Cyril Varney Public School and Lasalle Secondary School closed to and including March 4, 2021

Public Health Sudbury & Districts has advised Rainbow District School Board that two confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Cyril Varney Public School and three confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Lasalle Secondary School.

The confirmed cases screened positive for a COVID-19 variant of concern.

In an abundance of caution, Public Health has directed that Cyril Varney Public School and Lasalle Secondary School be closed to and including March 4, 2021.

At this time, there is no evidence that the virus was acquired or spread within the school communities, therefore no outbreak has been declared in association with these cases.

Public Health continues to investigate and monitor the situation.

Teaching and learning will continue remotely for students at both schools.

The respective schools will reach out to students and families to provide more information.

To learn more, please visit rainbowschools.ca and school websites.

-30-

Media Contact:

Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor,
Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning
Rainbow District School Board, 705-674-3171, ext. 7217