Meal delivery service resumes

The Allen County Sheriff's Department, Hope Unlimited and Humboldt Police Department are teaming up to resume the Meals on Wheels program. The service had been suspended during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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March 24, 2020 - 9:56 AM

Allen County Sheriff Bryan Murphy delivers meal supplies to retired teacher and principal Joe Hess, after the regular Meals on Wheels service was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

After regular Meals on Wheels service was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sheriff Bryan Murphy and County Clerk Sherrie Riebel sprung into action.

Already worried that the program might be suspended, the two had prepared a back-up plan in its stead.

In order to reduce risk to current Meals on Wheels volunteers, many of whom are elderly, the Sheriff’s Department, Hope Unlimited and Humboldt Police Department stepped in to cover the delivery routes.

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