Circumstance: City of Marion Monitoring COVID-19

Date: 3/13/2020

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The City of Marion is actively monitoring the status of COVID-19 and working with its department heads to create plans that can be implemented if the coronavirus spreads to our region. As of 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning, no cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in McDowell County. The City will follow the State of North Carolina’s guidelines and not rent the Community Building, Depot and Municipal Event Center to groups of more than 100 people. Individuals are encouraged to visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services website at http://www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus or call 866-462-3821 to find out the latest information about COVID-19. Citizens are also asked to monitor MarionNC.org for the latest information from the City of Marion.

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