NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A construction contractor completing renovations at Emma B. Trask Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a news release from New Hanover County Schools, a construction contractor notified the district that a construction employee has tested positive for the virus.
The last date the employee was present at the school was Friday, May 8.
Out of an abundance of caution, the construction contractor has requested that employees on the same construction team self-isolate for a period of 14 days.
NHCS said additional cleaning and sanitizing measures have been implemented at the school.
Meal service moved from Trask Middle School to Laney High School on April 20.