Assembly passes sheltering directive in a split vote
April 30, 2020
The borough assembly approved a public health emergency directive at a special meeting on Tuesday that implements a temporary quarantine and isolation program for first responders, healthcare works and homeless individuals and families to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 in the community.
Borough Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said just after the formation of the Emergency Operations Center, the team identified a need to create a plan on how the borough could help the homeless population quarantine or isolate themselves should a homeless individual contract the virus. Eventually, G...