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Updates from HPE Public Health

February 01, 2022

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The following have been updated to increase clarity for siblings and household members of symptomatic children/students:


Masking Outdoors - Update

As of Tuesday February 1, masking outdoors in elementary schools is no longer required in Hastings Prince Edward.


COVID-19 Reporting - Update

A reminder that individual cases of COVID-19 are not reportable to public health. Families are not required to report positive RAT or PCR tests to the school. Absences above 30% of baseline will be used as a proxy measure for individual cases. An absence reporting protocol and online reporting tool are coming soon.


Families can be directed to School and COVID-19 webpage which includes contact information for Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

School staff can send their questions to