VALDOSTA — Lowndes County Schools has announced that the entire varsity football team has been placed under quarantine. All football activities have been suspended until Oct. 26, according to school officials.

"All protocols are being reviewed and adjusted to continue to protect our players and coaches so the Vikings can quickly return to school and the field. The Vikings look forward to seeing you in the Concrete Palace at Martin Stadium on October 30th as we take on the Tifton Blue Devils," officials stated.

Due to Lowndes High School playing against Valdosta High School Oct. 9, Valdosta City Schools released its own statement regarding the quarantine.

"VCS officials immediately reached out to South Health District (Georgia Department of Public Health) to determine the timeline of exposure. The Valdosta Wildcats varsity football program has an open week this coming Friday, October 16, therefore the team was not scheduled for regular practice. After extensive and detailed conversations with public health officials, the VHS Varsity Wildcats have not been advised to quarantine at this time."

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