May 10, 2021
We have been notified by Alberta Health Services (AHS) three cases of COVID-19
have been diagnosed in individuals from Battalion Park School and we are waiting for
confirmation on a fourth case.
As we have now exceeded two confirmed cases of COVID-19 the Medical Officer of
Health has requested Alberta Health Services (AHS) Public Health staff initiate an
The Outbreak /EI Number assigned to our school is 2021-6132. If you or your children
are being tested for COVID19 (due to symptoms or close contacts), please refer to this
Students will continue learning online as per recent provincial directive. We are
working closely with AHS to ensure necessary measures continue to be in place to
protect all staff and students. This includes the cleaning and disinfecting of all items
touched by the individual, and the removal and storage of all items that cannot be
cleaned and disinfected (paper, books, etc.) in a sealed container for a minimum of 72
The school has already contacted each family or staff member affected by the positive
case, and AHS will be following up only with those individuals. If you were not
contacted, your child(ren) are not affected by the positive case.
All students directed to quarantine by AHS will be supported in maintaining course
work during the designated period through Google Class/Meets or Brightspace. They
will not join Hub online learning.
We remind all staff to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19. The Alberta Health daily checklist can be found here. Please remember to complete the checklist each day prior to attending school.
As a reminder, if you have any of the symptoms of illness listed on the Alberta Health daily checklist, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811 and stay home.
We will continue to provide additional information to parents / guardians as it is available.
Jeff Campbell, Battalion Park School
t | 403-777-7187