FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2020
Contact: Jane Cavanaugh - 816-881-3132 firstname.lastname@example.org
Today, Jackson County Legislature Chairman Theresa Cass Galvin announced that to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19 she asks citizens and county associates to not attend the county legislative meeting on Monday, March 16 unless you have business that needs to be addressed by the legislature. The meeting scheduled for Monday, March 23 has been canceled. The legislature will continue to monitor the state of the county and will update the public on future meetings. Citizens and Jackson County associates are encouraged to watch the legislative meeting from a computer or mobile device at www.jacksongov.org
The county clerks, auditors and legislature offices will be taking precautionary measures effective today by reducing their staff to essential personnel. Citizens will still be able to do business with these offices. Stay informed about legislative meetings and legislative office updates by following us on social media or visit us at www.jacksongov.org
“We are continuing to evaluate our organization’s operations plans and making adjustments if necessary if we should have a widespread event. At this time, I am focused on the health and well-being of our citizens and also our associates, “said Theresa Cass Galvin. “I appreciate citizens’ understanding during this ever-changing climate and encourage all residents to stay informed and to practice good hand hygiene, use cough etiquette and stay home when you are not feeling well.”
Once again, please stay informed about COVID-19 and sign up for digital updates with the Jackson County Health Department at www.jacohd.org.