A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT DOBYNS-BENNETT AND TWO STAFF MEMBERS AT WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
Another Dobyns-Bennett student-athlete and two staff members at Washington Elementary School have tested positive for COVID-19. Kingsport City Schools officials report that the student-athlete who tested positive is a member of the wrestling program. These positive cases come after a basketball player at Dobyns-Bennett and employee at Andrew Jackson Elementary School tested positive earlier this week. Officials report that the Sullivan County Regional Health Department will conduct contact tracing and the maintenance and custodial departments at the schools have began additional cleaning protocols. Kingsport City Schools began the school year this week on Monday with virtual instruction.