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City to plan pandemic memorial

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD — When it can be safely held, the city of Ironwood plans to hold a memorial for residents who were lost to COVID-19.

The planning directive came following the COVID-19 response updates during the Ironwood City Commission meeting on Monday. With all of the discussion on the impacts to local businesses and when the restrictions would be lifted, the commissioners began talking about the devastating human toll that is less discussed due in part to the privacy laws of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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