MONROE — Green County will remain in a State of Emergency for at least another month. The decision was made at the Green County Board of Supervisors’ monthly meeting on July 15.
The county entered a State of Emergency in March, following suit as cities, counties and states throughout the nation declared a state of emergency amidst he COVID-19 pandemic which began in early 2020. The board has been reconsidering the declaration on a monthly basis.
A State of Emergency declaration allows officials to make decisions quickly and to follow emergency actions to protect county residents.
As of July 13, Green County has seen 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death related to the virus, according to Green County Public Health’s Coronavirus Case Dashboard.