Bridgewater Middle School mom ‘fuming’ after quarantine communication mix up
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Kristine Harris said she is frustrated over the lack of communication that caused her 7th-grade daughter to go to school Monday morning when she should have been in quarantine. According to the Orange County Public School dashboard, since then there have been four new positive cases and now 56 students are in quarantine. A spokesman with Orange County Public Schools said they have expressed their concerns with the Department of Health but added they value the relationship they have. Once we receive any quarantine information, it is immediately provided to our families and staff,” wrote OCPS spokesman Michael Ollendorff." News 6 emailed several questions to the DOH including if any other students could have been exposed because of the error.
26 students asked to quarantine showed up at Bridgewater Middle School after communication error
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – More than two dozens students who were supposed to be in COVID-19 quarantine instead showed up to class at Bridgewater Middle School Monday morning due to a communication error. The number of people that convert from negative to positive while they’re in quarantine is very, very low,” Pino said. According to Orange County Public Schools' coronavirus dashboard, there have been 789 confirmed coronavirus cases associated with the district’s campuses since in-person classes began on Aug. 21. Seven of those cases were reported at Bridgewater Middle School. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter and go toClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.