Coronavirus Updates

   Below are some general wellness tips and reminders from the CDC:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water (warm or cold) for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay home when you are sick.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Additional information

Polk County Schools Virus Prevention Action Plan

TN Department of Education Coronavirus FAQ for Parents

TN Department of Heath Coronavirus Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevenion Coronavirus Information

U.S. Government Response to Coronavirus

CDC Coronavirus and Children FAQ

As the Coronavirus situation develops we will continue to update this information.

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Fax: 423-338-2691

131 Stephens St.

PO Box 665

Benton, Tennessee 37307