Concerns Of COVID-19 For Local Fire Department

Prince George’s County’s fire department is self-evaluating regarding coronavirus. The county’s schools are set to close for two weeks.

Prince George’s County officials say 12 firefighters may have been exposed to COVID-19. County Executive Angela Alsobrooks made the announcement yesterday, saying the fire department is following the necessary policies and procedures for self-evaluation. Health officials say the county now has four confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The most recent case is a man in his 60s who is currently hospitalized in critical condition.

Meantime, Maryland public schools will be closed for the next two weeks.  Prince George’s school officials say students will not be required to do on-line work because of concerns that some may not have access to computers or the internet.