OSSIAN, Ind. (WFFT) -- In Ossian, the same colors you find on traffic lights will now be the same colors you find in people's windows.
Typically green means go, and yellow means slow down, and red means stop, but in this case these colors will let you know how your older neighbors are doing.
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"I think it's a great idea because so many people don't come up and say 'Oh are you guys ok?' and stuff like that because everybody is so busy. Right now they're scared to go out, and go to anybody's door to check on them," Ossian resident Lolly said.
Lolly is one of the first seniors to get the isolation communication package Thursday.
The package has green cardboard to let neighbors know you're okay.
The yellow cardboard let's neighbors know you need some assistance like maybe for a store run.
The red is for urgent needs.
"We don't want this to take the place of calling 911 or calling the police department if you have an emergency, but this is more for your needs to be met at home," Sgt. Stephanie Tucker with the Ossian Police Department said.
To sign your loved one up for the program, you can call the Ossian Town Hall at 260-622-4251.