Several South Georgia schools closed due to coronavirus
March 13, 2020
SOUTH GEORGIA (WCTV) — Several South Georgia counties are closing their schools due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Valdosta City Schools announced Friday it will be closed from March 16 through at least March 27. The closures include all school building activities, extracurricular activities, athletics and trips.
VCS says absolutely no staff nor students should report to any office or school in the system during this time.
Thomasville City Schools will be closed for two weeks beginning March 16, reopening March 30. TCS says prom will be postponed, and a new date has yet to be determined. Thomasville County Schools will also be closed during this time.
Colquitt County Schools will be closed from March 16 through at least March 29, according to a press release. Like in Valdosta, the closures include all school building activities, extracurricular, athletics and trips. CCS says no students should report to any office or school; however, some essential staff may be asked to work.
Lowndes County Schools says it will also be closed March 16 through March 27.
Valwood School in Hahira will be closed from March 16 to April 4, which includes the school's spring break.
Seminole County Schools will be closed until March 27 after it says an employee showed symptoms for COVID-19 coronavirus. SCS says the employee was possibly exposed to the virus at a doctor's office in another state.
Mitchell County Schools are closed from March 16 through March 27.
The Grady County School District has announced schools will be closed through March 27 to give the district 14 days to monitor COVID-19 activity. The district says students will return March 30.
Thomasville's Peanuts Kiddie College in Thomasville will also be closed for two weeks.
Grady County Schools have also said they are suspending all school activities and classes for two weeks, beginning March 16.
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