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Closure of City buildings extended through April 17
Following an announcement from both Governor Jared Polis and the St. Vrain Valley School District about the continuing developments around COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Colorado communities, the City of Longmont is extending the closure of all public buildings through April 17, 2020.
The City of Longmont is canceling all City-organized programs; community events and community meetings; all community programs; events and meetings organized by non-City entities that are held at City facilities; and all community rentals of City facilities, athletic fields and park shelters for public and private events, through April 17.
City staff will periodically reassess the need for these cancelations and closures and will adjust as needed to help ensure the health and safety of the Longmont community. The City will issue refunds or credits for City run cancelled programs, events and rentals.
The City continues to recommend social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of the virus in our community, to protect our vulnerable populations, and to reduce the strain on our healthcare system. We are all key players in keeping our community safe, so please remember to stay home if you’re sick, cover your coughs and sneezes, wash your hands thoroughly and frequently, and call your healthcare provider for advice if you have symptoms of COVID-19 including a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing.
Learn more about how you can help partner agencies during the crisis and also where you can go to get help for yourself or loved ones.
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Residents who have general questions about COVID-19 can call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911 for answers in many languages. Email COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English. You can also visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) websites for more information on best practices. If you have upcoming travel plans, please visit the CDC’s website for the latest travel information.