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Athens County 9-1-1 Asking More Questions As Coronavirus Precaution

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Be ready to answer a few additional questions when calling 9-1-1 in Athens. In light of the coronavirus spread, Teresa Fouts-Imler, supervisor of the Athens County 9-1-1 center said dispatchers are asking questions to help protect first responders. She said the dispatchers have been asking whether The patient has flu-like symptoms… Read More

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Athens County Commissioners to apply for 911 funding

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An application will be filed for a $500,000 interest-free state loan to help upgrade communications between Athens County’s 911 towers, the county commissioners decided Tuesday. However, the commissioners decided to have the application prepared by the county planner, rather that pay the $12,000 fee requested by a consultant, according to The Athens Messenger. Dan Pfeiffer,… Read More