By Jon King /

For the second time in less than two weeks a staff member at an area charter school has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Charyl Stockwell Academy District sent out an email Tuesday to parents after being informed that a staff member at their secondary school in Brighton had been diagnosed with COVID-19. School officials say they are working with the Livingston County Health Department to identify close contacts of the staffer, and that a separate letter was expected to go out to affected families informing them of the need for their student to quarantine effective immediately and the plan for transitioning to the virtual learning plan for the duration of the quarantine.

A similar email went out to CSA parents on October 10th that a staffer at the CSA Elementary School in Hartland had tested positive. CSA officials acknowledged that the news was “unsettling,” but reiterated that they are taking proactive steps to protect the health and safety of students and staff and are following all of the guidance provided to by Livingston County Health Department.