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  • Merrillville Council President Bella Declares Town a Local Disaster

    Merrillville Town Council President Rick Bella Issues Coronavirus Executive Order

    "We don't want to see a high percentage of the Coronavirus in Merrillville." Bella said. "No, we are not going to arrest people and make a bad situation worse, but we will be asking our police department to enforce the order and if needed, patrol areas, remind residents about the order and issue warnings and/or tickets when appropriate," Bella said.

    Citizens may walk in their neighborhoods, but can't drive to a place, such as the trail, to walk.
    The town is calling on individuals to refrain from travel except to buy groceries and other health-related products, visit a health care professional, support essential businesses and operations, including construction projects, and other stated reasons.
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