Chatham-Kent Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board on October 23, 2021 that there is are now two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Merlin Area Public School community. Please note: The school remains open.
Chatham-Kent Public Health is working closely with the school community and is contacting any individuals (students and staff) who may have been in potential contact with the virus. Chatham-Kent Public Health will only notify close contacts of confirmed cases. If you have not been notified (either by email, letter or telephone call), your child has not been in close contact with the confirmed case.
Families are encouraged to remain vigilant and follow the health and safety protocols in place to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, including completing and following the directions of the daily school screening assessment tool before your child attends school. Together, we will continue to support a safe operation of schools.
Click on the links below to read a letter and fact sheet from Chatham-Kent Public Health.