Class at Johnson Park Elementary learning remotely after student’s household member tests positive for COVID-19

The Princeton Department of Health has confirmed that a student who attends Johnson Park Elementary School lives in a household where a person has tested positive for COVID-19. 

“Although there is no indication of any positive cases among Johnson Park students or staff, out of an abundance of caution the district will have students in that particular class take precautions. The student’s teacher, other staff who may have had contactclassmates in both A and B cohorts, as well as siblings of students in the potentially affected cohorts, will stay home and learn remotely on Monday, October 12,” reads an email from district officials to parents.  “Please note that at this point there are no individuals at Johnson Park other than the affected student who are considered close contacts.”

The Princeton Health Department advised the district that Johnson Park could open on Oct. 12 for pre-K through grade 5 students as planned. Students and staff who are remaining home Monday were notified on Sunday night.

Officials said no students or staff members at Johnson Park have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Sunday night.