Alerts

Alerts
September 14
The Johnson City Central School District has been working with the Broome County Health Department as we have received notification of a confirmed case of COVID-19 of an employee stemming from a community event. Please note the employee was not at school today. 

Per New York State Department of Health guidelines, any person who was in contact with the confirmed case will be quarantined by the Broome County Health Department for up to 14 days. A contact tracing investigation is underway, and the Broome County Health Department will contact you if you were exposed.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work to ensure the safety of everyone in our district. This has not had an impact on the health and safety of our students.


August 31

The Johnson City Central School District has been working with the Broome County Health Department as we have received notification of a confirmed case of COVID-19 involving an individual in the district. 

Per New York State Department of Health guidelines, any person who was in contact with the confirmed case will be contacted and quarantined by the Broome County Health Department for up to 14 days from the last day of contact with the positive case. A contact tracing investigation is underway, and the Broome County Health Department will contact you if you were exposed.


August 28
The Johnson City Central School District has been working with the Broome County Health Department as we have received notification of a sixth confirmed case of COVID-19 involving an employee of the district. The district was informed the employee has not been in the district during their infectious period.

Per New York State Department of Health guidelines, any person who was in contact with the confirmed case will be contacted and quarantined by the Broome County Health Department for up to 14 days from the last day of contact with the positive case. A contact tracing investigation is underway, and the Broome County Health Department will contact you if you were exposed. 

August 26
The Johnson City Central School District has been working with the Broome County Health Department as we have received notification of a fifth confirmed case of COVID-19 involving an employee of the district.

Per New York State Department of Health guidelines, any person who was in contact with the confirmed case will be contacted and quarantined by the Broome County Health Department for up to 14 days from the last day of contact with the positive case. A contact tracing investigation is underway, and the Broome County Health Department will contact you if you were exposed.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work to ensure the safety of everyone in our district. We will continue to provide additional updates via our COVID-19 Updates webpage and district app alerts.

August  24
On August 24, the district was notified by the Department of Health of one additional positive case of COVID-19 involving an employee. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide any additional updates via our school website and district app.

August 23
The Johnson City School District has been working with the Broome County Department of Health (DOH) this weekend regarding three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our district. In these discussions, we were advised any person who was within six feet of the positive individual(s) for 10 or more minutes be quarantined for up to 14 days per the recommendation of the DOH. Out of an abundance of caution, DOH health officials have conducted contract tracing with the staff members who may have been in contact with these individuals and have advised them on next steps. We will continue to monitor the situation and will notify staff immediately of any interruptions to the school schedule. We appreciate your patience and cooperation, as we know this is a serious matter of great concern to many of you. We will continue to provide additional updates via our COVID-19 Updates page and alerts on our district app.
 
August 21
On August 20, the New York State Department of Transportation, State Education Department and the Department of Health issued joint guidance on the use of hand sanitizers on school buses. CLICK TO READ 

August 20
On August 13, parents were notified via an email and phone message with information regarding filling out a Request For 100% Remote Learning survey. The message noted a deadline of Wednesday, August 19 to complete the survey. This deadline was created to provide the district enough time to prepare student schedules in readiness for the beginning of the school year. As of Thursday, August 20, the district will not accommodate further remote learning requests. Additional opportunities for full remote learning may be available at a later date. To be placed on a list, please contact your child's building.

August 20
If you were unable to attend any of the district's three virtual parent meetings, you can watch the archived videos by tapping/clicking on any of the following:
Meeting 1 
Meeting 2 
Meeting 3

August 13
A WebEx virtual meeting will be held for JC staff on Wednesday, August 19 beginning at 10 a.m. A link to join the meeting will be available on the district homepage Wednesday morning.

August 12
The Johnson City Central School District will host three parent forums via WebEx regarding plans to reopen for the school year. The forums will be held Friday, August 14 at 2 p.m., Monday, August 17 at 10 a.m., and Tuesday, August 18 at 5 p.m. Please visit the district homepage at www.jcschools.com for access information.

August 7
Earlier today, the Governor announced that schools in New York state are authorized to open for the 2020-21 school year. In the coming weeks, The Johnson City Central School District will provide parents with details on a hybrid learning schedule and opportunities to ask questions. In addition, we will be unveiling a new COVID-19 weg page that will serve as a one-stop resource for reopening plans, school schedules, health and safety, and more. We thank our Wildcat Community for their continuous support of our plans and options as we work to provide safe and accessible environments for learning. 
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