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Notification of confirmed COVID-19 cases at Bishop Ryan CSS

October 13, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians,

This letter is to inform you that two students at Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals were last in the school on Friday, September 24, 2021. The positive test results were confirmed by Hamilton Public Health Services today.

Out of respect for the privacy of the individuals, personal health information and identifiers will not be released. Persons who test positive for COVID-19 may not return to school until they are cleared by HPHS.

Hamilton Public Health Services has indicated that there are no school-related close contacts with either individual, and therefore no risk to the school.

Students and staff should continue to attend school, excluding those who are required to self-isolate, and to screen daily for COVID-19 symptoms on the provincial COVID-19 school screening website. Please follow the directions provided in the COVID-19 school screening. If your child develops COVID-19 symptoms, they must stay home from school and should get a COVID-19 test. To book a COVID-19 test, please go to

If you have any questions about COVID-19, please consult the Hamilton Public Health COVID-19 School Health program Hotline at 905-974-9848 (option 5) or

Please be assured that the health, safety and well-being of our students and staff continues to be our priority concern.


Mr. M. Lawlor

Notification of confirmed COVID-19 cases at Bishop Ryan CSS