Wed. Nov 29th, 2023

Curry County declares an area of emergency

CLOVIS (KSMX)- During its telephonic meeting Friday, the Curry County Board of Commissioners declared Curry County to be an Emergency Area as a result of COVID-19.

The decision to declare the existence of a COVID-19 emergency in Curry County was the first step in response to the emergency taking the appropriate action to ensure that Curry County is able to timely respond to the pandemic at hand.

According to Curry County officials, as of Friday, March 20, Curry County has already either encountered or anticipates expending/experiencing a loss of income due to the COVID-19 virus for a total of $79,536

The Curry County Events Center anticipated loss of $64,900 due to events canceled that have been canceled through May 2020. County Departments will anticipate a loss of $14,636.

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