MCK: Public Health announces outbreak at Kateri School

Press Release

(Kahnawake – 21, Seskehkó:wa/September 2021) The Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC) and the Kahnawà:ke Public Health Team wish to advise the community that an outbreak* has been identified at the Kateri School in two (2) nursery classrooms.

Immediate measures have been implemented to ensure the health and safety of the students and staff. The investigation is still ongoing, and contact tracing is still underway. The situation will continue to be monitored closely by Public Health and appropriate measures taken as required.

Reminder to all families of school-aged children:

  • Do a symptom health check EVERY day before going to school
  • If any COVID-related symptoms (even if they last a short time), keep your child home and get your child tested
  • Students should be wearing a medical mask (not a cloth mask) on the bus at all times

*Please note that the definition of an outbreak is two or more persons who are connected by an epidemiological link.

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Media Inquiries:

Lloyd Phillips
Commissioner of Public
Safety,
Mohawk Council of
Kahnawà:ke
lloyd.phillips@mck.ca

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