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Valpo Fire offering class on masks and other coronavirus precautions

Valpo Fire offering class on masks and other coronavirus precautions

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A Valparaiso Boys & Girls Club member wears a mask while painting in this file photo.

VALPARAISO — The Valparaiso Fire Department is offering a free presentation on the use of personal protective equipment to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The presentation will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Greenhouse at Zao Island, 1050 Horse Prairie Ave. in Valparaiso.

The presentation will address who should wear masks, which masks to choose, everyday habits, ways of reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection and general questions, the department said.

Space is limited due to the need to social distance.

Free tickets are required and available at

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Porter/LaPorte County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.

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