According to Gloucester County Public Schools, the Three
Rivers Health District informed the division on Thursday afternoon of a
possible COVID-19 exposure at Abingdon Elementary School taking place on March
A school division
employee who works at Abingdon Elementary and is suspected of having the
coronavirus, worked in the school on those days, the release said. Three Rivers
Health District Director Dr. Richard Williams informed Gloucester County Public
Schools that the incubation period for COVID-19 can be up to 14 days, although
time from exposure to symptoms is usually 4-5 days.
“We are now 13 days from latest possible exposure,” the
March 26 release stated. “Parents who notice or who have noticed respiratory
symptoms in their children or themselves as well as staff members should
contact their pediatrician or primary care provider for evaluation and advice.”
The Virginia Department of Health says COVID-19 can cause
mild to more severe respiratory illnes...
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