Dickson classes sent home for positive COVID-19 test will return Thursday

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Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 11:55 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2020 at 3:22 PM CDT
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DICKSON, Okla. (KXII) - Dickson Public Schools says students will return to in-person learning after being sent home due to positive COVID-19 tests.

The district originally sent home two classes to quarantine after students tested positive for the virus, but the Carter County Health Department told them both classes can return to school on Thursday.

The district says they contacted all parents with students in those classes as soon as they were made aware of the two positive cases.

“We know that this can be confusing, and at times frustrating, but please understand that we will always act with caution in the best interest of our student’s safety and health,” The district said in a Facebook post. “In times like these, we would rather be safe than sorry.”

Anyone with questions is asked to contact the school.

EDIT: After investigating the specific COVID-19 cases that were reported to our district today, the Carter County Health...

Posted by Dickson Schools on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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