Athens, Henderson County declare ‘local state of disaster’ in response to coronavirus outbreak

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ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – The City of Athens and Henderson County declared a “local disaster” after concerns of the coronavirus spreading in East Texas continue.

In response, the city has closed several public facilities and activities until further notice.

  • City Hall
  • Athens Partnership Center
  • Development Services Center (restricted to lobby)
  • Athens Police Department (restricted to lobby)

Henderson County has also closed several facilities to the public until further notice.

  • Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library
  • Henderson County buildings

The full declaration can be found HERE.

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