MADISON, NJ - In an email communication, Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz announced that the district has been notified of a "possible COVID-19 case" at Central Avenue School. 

According to Schwarz, NJDOH has not yet confirmed the case, however the district is proceeding with the assumption that the individual is positive. The individual will not be physically present in the school until they meet criteria to return.

Schwarz goes on to state that, "based on the circumstances, NJDOH does not recommend school closure".

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The district will not be providing specific class level or individual level notifications due to privacy. NJDOH contact tracers will directly reaach out to any individual that may have been in close contact with the individual.

"This is an important time to remind everyone that our health and safety procedures are designed to ensure that while in school, individuals should not experience close contact", stated Schwarz. "Remember, we are all in this together. Stay safe so that we can all stay strong.


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