Dear Staff, Students, and Families:
This letter is to inform you that a member of the Kate Furbish Elementary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. School officials have been in contact with the Maine DOE/CDC, and those impacted are being contacted.
It should be noted that with every positive COVID-19 case, the district works directly with Maine DOE/CDC to determine the infectious period and contact tracing requirements, based on the impacted individual’s last day of attendance at school before developing symptoms or testing positive.
All COVID-19 cases and related information in the district are made available to the public at the BSD COVID-19 Resources page at the following link:
Questions for the school can be directed to:
For general COVID-19 questions, dial 211 (or 1-866-811-5695). You can also text your ZIP code to 898-211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call a health care provider for questions about your symptoms. More information can be found at www.maine.gov/dhhs/coronavirus or www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.
Phillip J. Potenziano,Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools