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COVID-19 Outbreak at Fort Hill High School

September 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Weekly COVID-19 Update: For the week of September 10-16, 2021, Fort Hill High School met the Maryland Department of Health definition of a school wide outbreak of COVID-19.  There were three or more classrooms/cohorts having at least two or more positive cases within a 2-week period


ACPS had one school with classrooms/cohorts that met the definition of a classroom/cohort outbreak due to two or more individuals in the classroom/cohort testing positive for COVID-19. The Center for Career and Technical Education had two cohorts that met this definition. 
ACPS had ten staff members and 81 students reported as positive for COVID-19 during this time. Two staff members and 280 students were identified as a close contact to a positive person, and eight staff members and 249 students were identified as having COVID-19 symptoms.