Another Richmond County school closes due to COVID-19

Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 5:08 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County School System announced it has closed another elementary school due to COVID-19-related absences among staff and students.

Garrett Elementary School has closed. The closure will take effect immediately and end when the school reopens on Oct. 13 for face-to-face instruction. Garrett Elementary students in virtual learning are not impacted by the closure.

Notification was sent home with face-to-face students. Parents who would like to order meals for pick up, should call 706-826-1122.

Garrett Elementary School COVID-19 data:

  • Students with current positive - 0
  • Employees with current positive – 2
  • Students in self-isolate status – 15
  • Employees in self-isolate status – 5

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