Webster Co. declares precautionary state of emergency due to coronavirus

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Webster County Judge Executive Steve Henry has issued a state of emergency as a precautionary proactive measure due to the coronavirus.

The Judge Executive’s office says there are currently no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Webster County. The state of emergency has been issued as a proactive approach to prepare for the virus. It was also issued to be able to request state and federal resources if the virus reaches the county and if additional resources are required.

Henry has consulted with the Webster County School District concerning the state of emergency. Henry says this does not impact day-to-day operations in the county, businesses, or any school activities.

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(This story was originally published on March 10, 2020)

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