PATERSON, NJ - Anyone who picked their child’s meals at the Mighty Sons of God, 77 Park Avenue, as part of the Paterson Public Schools’ meal distribution program have been advised to monitor themselves for any symptoms that may be related to COVID-19. These symptoms include fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath.

The notice was sent by Superintendent of Schools Eileen Shafer Wednesday after a volunteer who helped distribute meals there tested positive for coronavirus. Everyone who worked at the Mighty Sons of God site is under self- quarantine for 14 days, Shafer said.

A teacher at the School of Education and Training (a.k.a. SET Academy) at the John F. Kennedy Educational Complex also tested positive. The announcement came just hours after Shafer reported that three district employees and a student tested positive for the respiratory virus.

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