DRIGGS — On Sunday evening, Victor resident Maura Connelly Anderson posted on social media that her Driggs Elementary School first-grader had tested positive for COVID-19.
“When the doctor tells you the test was good and they got a lot of virus on the COVID swab, what does the COVID-positive kid say?,” she half-joked online. “‘It’s not my fault, it’s the guy who ate the bats’ fault!’”
Her light approach to a weighty topic was followed by a more serious tone. Her son, she wrote, rides bus numbers 16 and 19, plays soccer on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and his first symptom was laryngitis followed by vomiting.
“Trust your kids’ tummy aches,” she wrote.
After her Sunday post, Anderson’s concerns had gone beyond her personal social media page. Unable to find information or protocols for a public school family with a COVID positive student, Anderson posted a public letter to the Community