PLAINFIELD, NJ — A letter from Myrna Dyson, the district's nursing supervisor, was sent to parents and guardians of Plainfield Cardinal football players to inform them that a player on South Plainfield's team tested positive for COVID-19; the two teams met on Friday, October 23. Plainfield's players must now quarantine for 14 days, and practice may resume on November 6.

Read the letter to parents and guardians herepdf, or view it online here.

According to the schedule online, the Cardinals were scheduled to take on Somerville at home this Saturday, October 31, but the game has been canceled. The game at Scotch Plains-Fanwood, scheduled to be played on November 6, has been postponed.

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The district is offering COVID-19 testing for all students — and only students — on Saturday at Plainfield High School in the Stelle Avenue parking lot, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students must register online and provide insurance information by October 30. Register here. is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. 

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Read the letter to parents herepdf.