Community, The Braxton Democrat

Commission Buys Medical Lockboxes for Seniors

Tammy O’Dell of AmeriCorp was one of the first to address the County Commission at their regular meeting last Friday, May 6. O’Dell explained that her group had a program called LOCKSS (Lock Out Crime Keeps Seniors Safe) to provide lockboxes to senior citizens and veterans at no cost. The intent is to protect prescription medications from thievery and reduce access to small children. She further asked the Commission to fund the purchase of 100 of the devices, which she displayed to the Commissioners, at a cost of $1,500. O’Dell assured the Commission that the . . .

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