At Monday’s Emergency Operations Center Joint Press Conference Chairman Bob Lucey of the Washoe County Commission, expressed sympathy for the family of the first person to die in Washoe County of Covid 19, and urged all citizens to take steps to protect themselves and others. He also expressed thanks to the medical community–
Lucey and the other leaders of the committee urged people to take things seriously, including keeping your distance and washing your hands. Among those who have gotten sick include a Reno Police officer. The leaders say these are the developments they dreaded when state and local officials began to order non essential business to close. The regional website for accurate information is Covid19Washoe.com.