Johnson County 7th graders and softball team quarantining after COVID-19 exposure

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UPDATE: WRIGHTSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — According to a new Facebook post made by the Johnson County School District, seventh grade students will return to school on October 5th.
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WRIGHTSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Seventh graders who attend the Johnson County School District and the Middle School’s softball team will have to quarantine for several days after being exposed to COVID-19.
According to a post on the Johnson County Schools Facebook page, the South Central Health District and the Department of Public Health asked the softball team quarantine
until September 30th.
The South Central Health District and the Department of Public Health asked that all 7th grades students quarantine until October 1st.
The post goes on to say that teachers will assign students classwork through Edgenuity and Google Classroom. They will also make contact with students through Remind and/or Google Classroom.
According to the post, the Department of Public Health could change the return dates for students.
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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.