Community Impact Newspaper Quotes David Coale on Stay-At-Home Orders

Many stay-at-home orders have been issued in different cities and counties throughout North Texas. LPHS’s David Coale says the disaster declarations among cities, counties and the state should be similar.”Counties and cities are very closely tied together,” Coale said. “A city that has an emergency management plan in place really can’t just pop up and say ‘I’m gonna do my own thing separate.’ They’re constrained by laws they have already adopted that make them behave in a certain way during a catastrophe like this.”

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