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Indian River County declares state of emergency over COVID-19 pandemic

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 09:41:06-04

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — Indian River County has declared a local state of emergency because of the rising COVID-19 cases.

County Administrator Jason Brown announced Friday the declaration allows the county to access additional state resources to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

In a written statement, a county spokesperson said the state of emergency "does not directly impact individuals or businesses in Indian River County."