PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- The senior citizen population and the those with underlying health issues are at particular risk for the coronavirus. Many of them are trying to avoid even those essential trips to the grocery store. One police department is making sure those residents are staying safe."We were trying to figure out how can we help some of our seniors, how can we help some of our shut-ins,” said Perry Township Police Chief John Petrozzi.You add your name to the list, and someone will knock on your door and make sure you are ok -- all while keeping distance.“We will just see what you need. If you need someone to go get groceries. If you need a ride to a a doctor's appointment,” Petrozzi explained.They'll work with their chaplain program to make...
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Perry Township police checking in on senior citizens amid coronavirus safety measures