From Superintendent Bob Thomas

Dear Knox County families, In light of the latest developments related to the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Knox County Schools will be closed on Friday, March 13, 2020. Additionally, the district will suspend all out-of-state, school-sponsored and business-related travel indefinitely. We know some families might be traveling during the Spring Break. We want […]

Pellissippi State’s Coronavirus Update for Students

Dear students, Today we made some decisions that will alter how we deliver instruction and services while we continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic. Students will have an extended spring break, with no classes meeting between March 16 and March 29. When classes resume Monday, March 30, they will be delivered in an online format, […]

KCHD announces first case of COVID-19 in Knox County

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) has received confirmation from the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) of the county’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19. While awaiting confirmation of results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), KCHD and TDH will treat presumptive positive cases as positive and follow CDC guidelines to protect […]

UT Moves Courses Online in Response to COVID-19

KNOXVILLE – – University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd—in consultation with chancellors at UT Knoxville, UT Chattanooga, UT Martin and the UT Health Science Center—has announced that all in-person classes will be temporarily suspended until further notice as a proactive measure in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. UT Chattanooga will suspend in-person classes until March […]

Links for Coronavirus information and guides

By Elaine Davis The Tennessee Department of Health offers a Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line at 877-857-2945. The information line is available daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time. For more information about COVID-19, visit the Tennessee Department of Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated information and guidance available here. Coronavirus Information: UT Actions […]

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