North Hills School District News Article

NHMS hockey program temporarily shut down after COVID-19 case

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2021

PITTSBURGH -- The North Hills Middle School ice hockey program has been temporarily shut down after a coach tested positive for COVID-19.

The coach was last with the team on Sunday, Feb. 14. Symptoms began on Monday, Feb. 15 and the positive result was received on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Ten student-athletes have been instructed to quarantine for 10 days on the advice of the Allegheny County Health Department.

While the coach is not a district employee, the positive case was added as a NHMS staff member case on NHSD’s COVID-19 Tracker.

The hockey team can resume practices and games on Feb. 25.

Including this coach, seven additional COVID-19 cases were added to our tracker since our last email communication on Feb. 14.

The additional cases are as follows:

  • 2 McIntyre Elementary School students on Jan. 29*
  • West View Elementary School teacher on Feb. 12
  • North Hills Middle School student on Feb. 13
  • Virtual student on Feb. 14
  • North Hills High School staff member on Feb. 15

Presumed positive cases are marked with an asterisk.

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