SUMMIT, NJ – Four new cases of COVID-19 have been reported across three Summit Public Schools campuses. The case confirmations were detailed in a March 9 letter to the “Summit Public Schools Community” from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and the principals of the three affected schools.
The letter, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, “The District has been notified of four COVID-19 cases: one at Jefferson Elementary School, one at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, and two at Summit High School. Our Nursing Department, in collaboration with the Department of Health, conducted contact tracing for these cases. Potential close contacts at Jefferson and Summit High School have been identified and notified. Health officials did not recommend closing any of the schools.”