Suspension of Jackson High School Varsity Football

Posted by Butts County School System on 9/22/2020

On Monday, September 21, 2020, the Butts County School System was notified that a member of the Varsity Football Coaching staff tested positive for Covid-19. Immediately upon receiving this information, all varsity football team activities were suspended while the district consulted with the Department of Health and worked to determine direct contact among coaching staff or players.

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 the district was notified that additional coaching staff members tested positive for Covid-19. Additionally, there are at least two players who have presented with symptoms related to Covid-19.

Therefore, it will be necessary to suspend all Varsity Football team activities until further notice. All team members, including students and staff, will be required to quarantine in accordance with the Department of Health guidelines.