On the March 11 City Commission assembly, Police Chief Lawrence Revell gave a public security replace with info on adjustments within the police division, new safety cameras, and COVID-19 plans.
Revell stated the police division is shifting ahead with the Residents Youth Advisory Board and the officer wellness program. He stated the division has additionally been targeted on educating the general public on pedestrian security.
Revell additionally talked about new safety cameras within the Bond space. He stated there are seven places with 5 extra to be added in Bond in addition to seven places in Better Frenchtown.
Moreover, Hearth Division Division Chief Michael Hadden mentioned the division’s plan for dealing with requires potential COVID-19 instances in Tallahassee.
“We now have a tiered dispatch the place, as the decision takers get info, they’ll ask sure questions that can make triggers so far as figuring out a potential affected person,” Hadden stated. “As soon as they determine a potential affected person, they’ll relay that info to the troops out within the subject. Once they try this, we’re going to have a coordinated response.”
Hadden stated as soon as responders arrive, they are going to placed on private protecting gear and provides the affected person a masks. Responders will then decide whether or not the affected person ought to be transported to the emergency room or self-quarantine at residence.
Mayor John Dailey requested if the City is ready to arrange a quarantine facility to stop the virus from spreading via households. Hadden stated the CDC recommends that folks self-quarantine at residence however put on a masks and preserve a six-foot distance from others.
City Supervisor Reese Goad stated all City departments have put Continuity of Operation Plans in place, and extra steps shall be taken because the scenario unfolds.