Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Oconee And Clarke Counties Add Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths With Release Of Department Of Public Health Report

***Rolling Averages Added Deaths, Cases In District Decline***

The Northeast Health District recorded five confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Tuesday’s Daily Status Report from the Department of Public Health and 214 new cases of the disease.

One of those five confirmed deaths was in Oconee County, and two were in Clarke County. The remaining two were in Walton County.

The seven-day rolling average of both confirmed deaths and cases in the 10-count Northeast Health District fell again on Tuesday.

Parent Calls On Oconee County Board of Education To Provide More Oversight Of Management Of County Schools

***Cites Findings Of Study Of Communication With Board***

John Phillips told the members of the Oconee County Board of Education on Monday that they need to exert direct leadership and oversight of the management of the school district.

He also said the Board should commission an unbiased survey of parents and conduct and commission an independent study of the leadership culture, decision-making, and communications of the current school administration.