By Larry Bemis
Parke County held a county government department head meeting last Thursday to discuss possible plans, protocols and safety measures to re-open courthouse offices to the public.
Since the shut-down, a county safety committee including Emergency Management Director Chris O’Brien, Sheriff Justin Cole, Ambulance Service Director Julie Lanzone, County Sanitarian Liddy Dowd-Wright and Commissioner president Jim Meece. The committee has met weekly, as requested by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Department of Homeland Security), to discuss safety protocols and policies for first responders and emergency service workers in the county during the COVID-19 crisis.
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