Bedford, Va. (March 27, 2020) – A press conference will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 11:00 am to announce the start of a new COVID-19 aid initiative for Bedford County citizens. The press conference will be held at 1345 Falling Creek Road, Bedford, Virginia in the rear of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.
Representatives of multiple Bedford County Departments have quickly developed a system geared to meet the evolving needs of the community. This new aid will focus on COVID-19 situations that may impact diverse segments of the community due to social distancing, isolation, unemployment, and any other unforeseen events yet to come due to the pandemic.
This collaboration is representative of the local government and public safety community. County Administrator Robert Hiss, Sheriff Mike Miller, Chief Todd Foreman and Chief Jack Jones will be on hand to announce and detail the intent and capacity of this effort.
This new initiative will be for all Bedford County citizens and will also have a special concentrated effort for citizens age 60 or older.
No additional information will be released in advance of the 11:00 am press conference.
Local Information Resources:
• For the latest updates on how COVID-19 is effecting our area, please visit https://www.bedfordcountyva.gov/about-bedford/covid-19