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Hamilton County High School graduation attendee tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 14:53:48-04

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — On Tuesday, The Florida Department of Health released a statement saying at least one individual who attended a Hamilton County High School graduation on June 26 has tested positive for COVID-19.

The ceremonies on June 26 included the following schools:

  • Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences at CSAS Stadium
  • East Hamilton High School at the EHHS stadium
  • Lookout Valley High School at the LVHS Stadium
  • Red Bank High School at the Soddy Daisy High Stadium

According to the Hamilton County Schools graduation announcement, social distancing was practiced and attendance was limited; however, if you think you may have come into contact with someone who has the coronavirus or develop symptoms, the FDOH recommends seeking medical attention immediately.

Drive thru testing will be offered at Hamilton County Health Department in Jasper on Thursday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Hamilton County Health Department is located at 209 SE Central Ave.

For more information the Health Department can be reached at 386-792-1414 or by clicking here.