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Kendra Oberting-Cendro, a public health nurse with the Dearborn County Health Department, second from left, and John Blackwell, the health department’s emergency preparedness coordinator, explain the Aurora COVID testing site at the County Commission meeting Aug. 3. At left is county attorney Andy Baudendistel, at right is county Health Officer Dr. Stephen Eliason. Marc Emral/The Register

COVID testing site would serve two counties

A COVID testing site for Dearborn and Ohio counties may be open soon in Aurora.

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Lauramary Padgett recently got her classroom at the Ohio County Elementary School ready for her students to return. She had help from seasoned veterans. Her mom and dad, Mike and Konna Padgett, are retired OCEMS teachers. Desks in Padgett’s classroom are socially distanced at six feet apart and she is stocked up on Lysol and other germ killers to start the school year. Classes resume Monday, Aug. 3.  Photos by Mike Padgett

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Desks spread six feet apart. 

Superintendent defines re-entry plans

Just a short time after the class of 2020 graduated, students enrolled at Rising Sun schools will return to class Monday, Aug. 3.