‘Two classes of students’: SDPC officials discuss quarantine rules

By Andrea Kelley
Courtesy The Journal

LIBERTY — Three of the five public commenters at last week’s Pickens County School Board meeting were concerned over quarantine guidelines.

Toby King said the guidelines from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) are “ridiculous.”

“If a child comes to school and they have COVID, and you send them home, you don’t know how long they’ve been contagious,” he told the board. “You quarantine a couple of kids in the classroom. You deny those kids five, 10, 15 days of You must be logged in to view this content.

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