Students, staff and parents are being warned after a Comox Valley school reportedly experienced possible coronavirus exposures for 10 straight days.
On Tuesday, Island Health added Highland Secondary — located on Pritchard Road in Comox — to their COVID-19 exposure list.
The health authority says the school experienced exposures on May 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 as well as from May 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
An exposure is defined by Island Health as a single person with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 infection who attended school during their infectious period.
Island Health says a child can continue to attend school if a parent or guardian does not receive a phone call or letter from public health.
Should a parent or guardian see a notification on Island Health’s school exposure site, it does not necessarily mean their child has been exposed to COVID-19.