UPDATED: City of Valley announces coronavirus measures

Published 1:32 pm Monday, March 16, 2020

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The City of Valley is taking precautions against the spread of coronavirus.

Mayor Leonard Riley announced via a press release Monday that the city was closing the Valley Community Center and the Valley Senior Center. The press release recommended that anyone who goes to the senior center on a daily basis to eat should call Melissa at the Senior Center at (334) 756-5256 or the Community Center at (334) 756-5290 to arrange meal pickup between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Meals may also be delivered.

Valley City Hall is also remaining open, with the staff taking precautions when interacting with the public.

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“For an unknown period of time, all Americans will have to endure some inconvenience and imposition due to the nature of this new novel virus affecting the world,” Riley said. “The length of time this takes will depend on each of us coming together and doing our part to try to prevent the further spreading of the virus. Americans are a resilient people who have been through rough times and other crises and emerged stronger and wiser. If we remain calm, be cautious and use these common-sense precautions advised by the experts in the fields of infectious diseases, we will make it through this crisis, too.”