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Posted Friday, September 25, 2020

Renfrew County and District Health Unit declares Fellowes High School outbreak over
(Pembroke, Ontario, September 25, 2020) – The Renfrew County and District Health Unit has stated that there are no additional positive tests among staff, students, or close contacts at Fellowes High School. As a result, all Fellowes High School students and staff will no longer need to self-isolate beginning Saturday, September 26th. Furthermore, the school will re-open...

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Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Ontario COVID-19 online School Screening tool was updated with new advice. This reflects the evolving information local public health has about the spread and impact of COVID-19. Click the attached PDF for more information

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Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Second case of COVID-19 confirmed at Fellowes High School
(Pembroke, Ontario, September 16, 2020) The Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) has confirmed an outbreak at Fellowes High School in Pembroke. This is the result of a second, confirmed case of COVID-19 in the building.
According to the Ministry of Education, an outbreak must be declared when at least two lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases occur in a school within a 14-day period and where at least one...

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Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2020

New Trustee (Pembroke, Ontario) The Renfrew County District School Board is pleased to welcome Jessica Verch as the first ever First Nation Trustee. “The appointment of a First Nation Trustee to the Renfrew County District School Board is an important expression of the Algonquin presence and in support of the voice of other First Nation, Metis & Inuit families residing in our territory,” said Chief Wendy Jocko. “We celebrate this appointment of Jessica...
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Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update
March 10, 2020 - The Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is in regular communication with Renfrew County District Health Unit (RCDHU) and other health agencies as part of our commitment to keep up-to-date on COVID-19. At this time, there are no cases of COVID-19 reported in Renfrew County and the risk of acquiring the illness remains low.  The Public Health Agency of Canada is not recommending the closure of schools. The RCDSB...

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