Thursday, May 21, 2020

Rolling Averages Of COVID-19 Cases And Deaths Increase In Northeast Health District

***Oconee Has Fourth Nursing Home COVID Death***

The seven-day rolling average of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths attributed to the disease both increased in the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report for 1 p.m. on Thursday.

At the same time, the Department of Community Health is reporting that a quarter of the residents of the 17 area long-term care facilities on its list are COVID Positive.

Oconee County School Board Approves Agreement To Charge County For Use Of School Sports Facilities

***Gets Sales Tax Collection Update***

Participants in Youth Tackle Football and Youth Basketball programs of the Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department will be paying higher fees starting in a year because of an agreement approved last week by the Oconee County Board of Education.

The approval was the final step in a process initiated by Oconee County Schools to recover maintenance costs from the Oconee County government for use by the county of athletic facilities at county schools.