Cherokee County issues state of emergency after ‘rapid increase’ of COVID cases

Published: Aug. 26, 2021 at 8:12 PM CDT
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Officials in Cherokee County have issued a state of emergency proclamation after they say COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the county.

The proclamation was issued, in part, after officials in the county determined there had been increased emergency call volumes that have overwhelmed their EMS and healthcare systems.

You can read the state of emergency in its entirety in the Facebook post below:

LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY ISSUED FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY On Thursday August 26, 2021 Cherokee County Probate...

Posted by Cherokee County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency-Alabama on Thursday, August 26, 2021

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