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Dear Smithfield Staff and Families,

This 38th edition of the Back to School report includes our weekly report on COVID cases, available COVID vaccination information,  and an update on town data.

A Weekly Report on COVID Cases

Since last week’s report, there are an additional 4 confirmed COVID cases. This brings our total since our school year began to 1,146 cases. There were 3 cases identified at SHS, 0 cases identified at Gallagher, 0 cases at Pleasant View Elementary, 1 case at LaPerche Elementary, and 0 cases at Old County Road Elementary.

Town Data

The number of new weekly COVID cases in Smithfield has dropped from 68 cases to 31 last week.  The number of cases in the state dropped to 2663 from 3776 the week prior. The town rate corresponds to a weekly rate of 140 new cases per 100,000 residents. Our community’s risk level for COVID-19 transmission remains at medium. This data is available at  


Judy Paolucci, Superintendent