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'Essential’ workers like plumbers and electricians say they’re counting on you to keep them safe

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2020
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As Dallas County shelters in place, essential service workers like plumbers, HVAC technicians and electricians are continuing to enter the homes of residents — and they’re relying on customers to keep them safe.

“Plumbers, historically, protect the health of the nation,” said Keresa Richardson, who co-owns Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Dallas, "and we continue to do so by providing services when everyone else is quarantined. We’re still out there doing our job.”

Richardson and her husband, J.R. run Lawton Group, a firm that includes Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Buckaroo Pest Protection,...

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