MACON, Ga. — Bibb County students will be returning to in-person learning starting September 20.
According to a news release from the Bibb County School District Tuesday, the decision was made based on flattening COVID-19 cases throughout the state.
The district implemented virtual learning for all students on September 7.
The release says the district will take various measures to keep students and staff safe, including mandating masks, encouraging vaccinations, and improving air quality. In addition, they will begin adding weekly COVID-19 testing, which is expected to be in place by mid-October.
About 75% of staff has been vaccinated, according to the release.
"Based on the above, as well as conversations with our healthcare advisory team, the Bibb County School District will return to in-person learning as planned on Monday, September 20, 2021," the post also said.