Johnson City School District reports 3 positive COVID-19 cases

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JOHNSON CITY, NY – The Johnson City School District has announced that it has had 3 confirmed coronavirus cases in its district.

JC is currently assisting the Broome County Health Department with contact tracing among staff members who may have come into contact with these individuals.

Johnson City is planning to start the school year on September 14th with students opting for either a hybrid model or full virtual learning.

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