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Ventura Is The Latest County To Close Offices To Public

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Ventura County became the latest to close down county government buildings to the public, starting tomorrow. The announcement came the same day the county announced six new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in the county to nine

County CEO Mike Powers said:

“A threat like this requires bold action. We do not do it lightly. We need to do all we can to protect the public and our employees in the midst of this expanding public health crisis. Our departments will continue to provide essential services to our residents, but it is prudent to limit public access to our facilities at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation and urge the public to follow the guidance of the Public Health Department.”

Also closed:
  • All school districts
  • Libraries

Still open:

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  • Airports
  • County hospitals
  • All first response and public safety services will continue
  • Home visits and other services to vulnerable populations will also continue to be provided.