How Fayette County law enforcement are protecting themselves from coronavirus

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – As cases of Coronavirus emerge across the region first responders are working to help the public while helping themselves.

Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley says currently there are no new precautions on place, but he is constantly reminding his department to stay clean and alert as they do their everyday jobs.

“We can’t quit doing our jobs, that’s not going to happen. We’re still going to make arrests and protocol the streets of Fayette County. And not just us the West Virginia state police, the municipality are going to do the same thing. As law enforcement you know, they can close down the courthouse, and close down this and close down that. But we still have to be out there because our job is to protect and to serve the citizens of Fayette County,” said Sheriff Fridley.

Sheriff Fridley says his department is also working with the local fire association on the new protocols on how to approach an accident scene during the outbreak.

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