UPDATE, TUESDAY, NOV. 10, 12:20 P.M.
The district continues to await the COVID-19 test results of the symptomatic staff member mentioned in the district’s article published below on Sunday, Nov. 8
The district will make a determination whether the Cooke School will reopen for in-person instruction by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 and will notify families via all usual communications channels.
Positive COVID-19 case at Cooke; all Cooke students will learn remotely on Monday, Nov. 9 & Tuesday, Nov. 10
On Sunday, Nov. 8, Monticello Central School District administration received notice that a staff member at the George L. Cooke Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last in the building on Thursday, Nov. 5.
The district has contacted the four staff members and eight students who have been identified as direct contacts of the positive case and advised them to isolate. Sullivan County Public Health Services will be reaching out to those individuals with further instructions.
Another George L. Cooke Elementary school staff member is currently symptomatic and is awaiting COVID-19 testing results. Out of an abundance of caution, and in an effort to minimize the risk of spread, all Cooke students will learn remotely on Monday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 10. We will update our families with more information as soon as it becomes available.
All other schools are operating as scheduled.