AlertCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATECORONAVIRUS INFORMATION - Dated 03/24/20
- Washington County Parks and Trails is actively monitoring the situation and is taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington County begins to rise, we are using the best information we have to take proactive steps to protect the health of our community. Outdoor spaces and amenities are critical to the mental and physical health of residents. We are doing our best to maintain current level of services however we are not able
to wipe down playground equipment, tables or other surfaces at the parks at levels necessary to prevent the spread.
Updated on 03/24/20: All playgrounds in Washington County Parks are closed until further notice in accordance with Emergency Order #12 : Safer at Home.Park Amenity Status:Rental Shelters – CLOSED thru 5/15Rental Houses/Cabins – OpenRestrooms – OpenPortable Restrooms – Open*It is advised to bring hand sanitizer and toilet paper, with limited staff restrooms are only able to be cleaned 1-2 times per week. There may come a point when all restrooms are closed.Trails – OpenDog Parks – CLOSED (Due to turf conditions not COVID 19)Disc Golf Courses – OpenPlaygrounds – CLOSEDBoat Launches - Open
In accordance with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services order prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 people or more for the duration of the statewide public health emergency, we are cancelling or postponing all public or private events and facility rentals thru 4/30/20.
While at the park, it is important to maintain social distancing which means, limit contact of groups within six feet from each other for ten minutes or longer. Older adults, pregnant individuals, people with weakened immune systems, and people with underlying health conditions that are at increased risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are encouraged to take extra precautions. By minimizing non-essential contact, we can slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community.
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For All Washington County COVID 19 Updates Visit www.washozwi.gov/