The health and safety of students and staff of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs are our top priority. We are committed to ensuring school communities have the information they need on COVID-19 (coronavirus).
It would a violation of privacy laws to provide information about specific individuals and their circumstances; we will provide information on school operations as well as, coronavirus related guidance from government agencies.
We are writing to inform you that a parent of a student of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School self-reported a positive test result for COVID-19. We are handling this situation with the utmost seriousness. The day of last exposure was Thursday, September 24th , CDC advises that any symptoms of Corona virus appear between 2 and 14 days from the date of exposure. At this time, it is important to listen to facts and not respond to fear, rumor, innuendo, or social media. I would encourage you to visit the CDC website www.CDC.gov and NYC DOHMH https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-main.page for additional factual information and resources.
Students of the affected class have been informed that they will have remote classes until
October 13, 2020 as per the guidelines.
We will continue to deliver as much information as possible in a timely manner. During times like this, the safety and well-being of our Catholic schools families and staff, as well as those in the broader community around us, are our primary concern. Please continue to ask the intercession of Our Lady, to protect, bring healing, and watch over the staff and children of our school, parish and community.
- NYS Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Mr. Woods.