City of Elkins asks residents to cease door-to-door solicitations

The City of Elkins will host several events throughout the year including the Forest Festival and First Fridays.
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ELKINS, W.Va. (WDTV)-- The City of Elkins is asking residents to stop door-to-door solicitations until further notice.

According to Elkins City Hall's Facebook page, this includes scouts, schools and other fundraisers.

City officials say this is these kinds of interactions are not a good idea right now given "the advice that seniors, especially, should be self-isolating as much as possible."

City officials also say door-to-door solicitations counter all of the recommendations coming down from the CDC.