County facilities close doors to public amid coronavirus concerns

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A number of Riverside County government offices were closed to the public today as part of the county's effort to mitigate novel coronavirus exposure risks. County CEO George Johnson, with the support of the Board of Supervisors, ordered multiple agencies to close their doors, with operations continuing under modified conditions. "The important work of the county continues,'' Johnson said. "Community members rely on the county for services, and we're here for you. By restricting the number of in-person visits to county departments, we will reduce the exposure of novel coronavirus to employees and community members alike. These closures are necessary to ... ensure the availability of our critical healthcare system.'' The closure order followed a decision by the District
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