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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

Declaration of Local Disaster

WHEREAS, beginning in December, 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated SARS-CoV2 which causes the disease COVID-19, has spread through the world and has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; and 

WHEREAS, symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. In some cases the virus has caused death; and 

WHEREAS, extraordinary measures must be taken to contain COVID-19 and prevent its spread throughout the City of Glenn Heights, including the quarantine of individuals, groups of individuals, and property and, additionally, including compelling individuals, groups of individuals, or property to undergo additional health measures that prevent or control the spread of disease; and 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GLENN HEIGHTS, TEXAS: 

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