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Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down

Cayuga County has declared a state of emergency adding to the growing list of municipalities that are taking action to free up emergency resources.

While there are no confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 – officials are taking steps as a precautionary measure.

School closures are now also expected to follow suit in Cayuga County.

The Auburn Citizen reports that Aileen McNabb-Coleman, chair of the Cayuga County Legislature, said that she met with school leaders from all seven of the county’s districts on Saturday.

They supported the emergency declaration, and said that they would be sending out information related to school closings in the coming hours to the community.

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