COVID positive closes HFM BOCES school Wednesday in Fulton County

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MECO – Someone at a special education program in Meco has tested positive for COVID-19, closing the school Wednesday for contact tracing and cleaning, Hamilton, Fulton, Montgomery BOCES said in a statement.

The positive test impacted the Meco School, which houses one of the BOCES’ special education programs, officials said.

The BOCES learned of the positive late on Tuesday and closed the school Wednesday “out of an abundance of caution,” officials said.

The school is set to reopen Thursday, pending further notification.

“BOCES is working closely with the Fulton County Department of Health to identify who may have had close contact with the individual who tested positive,” a release reads. “The Department of Health will reach out to anyone that had close contact and will advise them regarding the possible need to quarantine or be tested.”

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