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COVID-19 case confirmed at Lethbridge’s Winston Churchill High School

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Officials with the Lethbridge School Division say there is one positive, confirmed case of the coronavirus at Winston Churchill High School on the city’s north side.

AHS public health is responsible for contact tracing. The public district says close contacts of the positive case will be called and instructed to quarantine for at least 14 days.

Public health has also provided recommendations to Winston Churchill about cleaning measures to reduce the risk of further transmission.

As with all other school cases, it’s not being disclosed whether the positive case of COVID-19 is a student or school staff member.

Classes at Winston Churchill will resume as scheduled on Monday, October 26th.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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