Two more Hancock County schools will close due to outbreaks of COVID-19.
East Hancock Elementary School and Hancock Middle School will both be closed for two weeks.
This comes after South Hancock Elementary and Hancock High School closed last week due to similar outbreaks.
Grab-and-go lunches will be available at South Hancock Elementary and East Hancock Elementary from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m for students from any of the district’s closed locations or quarantined from schools that remain open in the district.
While the majority of schools in the Hancock County district are closed due to outbreaks, some elementary schools still have in-person learning. This is unlike Pearl River County School District, which voted Thursday night to switch all students to virtual learning for two weeks beginning Monday, Aug. 16.