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Fort Hill and Mountain Ridge with COVID Outbreaks

January 28th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

WEEKLY COVID UPDATE: For the 7-day period of January 21-28, 2022, Mountain Ridge High School and Fort Hill High School both met the definition of a School Wide Outbreak of COVID-19 by having 5 cohort outbreaks within the school.


Northeast Elementary School and Westernport Elementary School each had cohorts that met the definition of a cohort outbreak.


ACPS had 14 staff members and 128 students reported as positive for COVID-19 during this time.  ACPS had 9 staff members quarantined as a close contact.  183 students were reported as close contacts to a positive person and required to quarantine.  This includes all staff and students reported as close contacts, whether the close contact occurred in the home, community, or school.