City of New Roads to provide public hand-wash station due to the coronavirus outbreak


In efforts to curb the affect of coronavirus in their local community officials in New Roads, La. have placed hand-washing stations strategically throughout the city.

“Good health is always a main priority but more now than ever,” said Mayor Cornell Dukes. “I urge everyone not to take anything lightly that’s being said by our nation’s leader, Governor, and other elected officials. COVID-19 can’t defeat us if we all work together.”

The large robot shaped stations are equipped with sanitation supplies. According to LDH, the City of New Roads and Pointe Coupee parish have no confirmed cases of COVID-19.

With health and safety in mind, Mayor Dukes also issued an administrative order to halt the stoppage of public utilities.

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