COVID-19 exposure notice issued for Uplands Elementary School in Terrace

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Northern Health has released a second COVID-19 exposure notice for Uplands Elementary School in Terrace.

The exposure occurred Jan. 4 to Jan. 6 according to the notice, which is posted on the Coast Mountains School District 82 website.

Jan. 4 was the first day students were back in class after the winter break.

There have been numerous COVID-19 exposure notices for Terrace schools issued by Northern Health since Nov. 2020, and nearly all Terrace schools have had at least one exposure notice. Uplands Elementary School’s first exposure took place on Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 2020.

The last COVID-19 school exposure notice in the Terrace area was issued by Northern Health on Jan. 11, regarding an Jan. 4 exposure at Skeena Middle School. It was the first exposure notice issued after the winter break.

Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Interior News