How is the coronavirus impacting local first responders?

First responders working to protect themselves, public

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — There are a lot of first responders across our area who are on the front lines fighting coronavirus.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said its officers are answering all calls, including nonemergencies. Officials said they have a plan in place if someone tests positive for the virus.

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Channel 9 has heard from firefighters and paramedics who are concerned about their exposure and what it would mean.

>> We look into the impacts in the video at the top of this page.