Assembly reviews handling of COVID-19 outbreak
July 22, 2021
The Borough Assembly discussed Monday how the most recent COVID-19 outbreak in Petersburg was handled and the resulting communication issues.
The outbreak was linked to the American Cruise Lines vessel American Constellation which was docked in Petersburg. Assembly Member Jeff Meucci requested the discussion to review how information was communicated by the various groups involved in resolving the crisis to the assembly.
"One of the concerns I had was that, and this is not to blame anybody, but it took a while for me to get a report from somebody about what was happening with the incidents...