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The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) joined with the Newton County School System to endorse its "Do Our Part So School Can Start" Initiative.
The BOC approved a resolution to support the initiative during its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The resolution stats that the "Board of Commissioners recognizes that lower the rate of community spread to safely re-open schools is the responsibility of every member of the community and that swiftly and safely reopening the schools is a challenge that can only be met by the efforts of the entire community, not just those of the County’s dedicated teachers and Board of Education members."
The BOC strongly encourages all Newton County residents to practice social distancing and hygiene measures, including ht euse of masks and staying home when sick to reduce the community spread of COVID-19.
Read the Resolution