Interior Health is reporting potential COVID exposure events in five local school - two in Slocan and three in Trail, according to the IHA website.
"When a school staff member or student tests positive for COVID-19, public health will notify staff and students who need to take a specific action, such as self-monitoring or isolation, as a result of a COVID-19 exposure," the site reads. "Interior Health will post exposure notifications when a staff member or student attended school while infectious and there is a possible risk of exposure to COVID-19."
The potential exposure events Trail happened at JL Webster Elementary between Sept. 14 - 17, and Sept. 20 - 24, at Glenmerry Elementary between Sept. 20 - 24, and at J.L. Crowe Secondary from Sept. 20 - 23.
In Slocan, Brent Kennedy Elementary saw potantial exposure events between Sept. 20 - 24, and at W.E. Graham Community School between Sept. 20 - 23.
Schools will be removed 14 days after exposure date.
Students between Kindergarten and Grade 3 will now be required to wear masks at school.