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At this time, the health department is not recommending that people cancel public events. However, with the number of people with the illness multiplying, that could change.
Firefighters and police are five times more likely than the overall population to develop PTSD and depression, yet only about 4 percent of departments have suicide prevention programs.
Republicans say that increase is too much at a time when spending already is too high.