City of Willoughby and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
As information continues to evolve concerning the Coronavirus, COVID-19, we are constantly evaluating our actions to help protect the health and safety of our community. In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the following actions have been implemented:
Willoughby City Hall is open from 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Beginning Monday, March 16th, all meetings for outside organizations will be canceled through at least April 3rd. Meetings for Shade Tree Commission, Board of Building Code of Appeals and the Ingress/Egress Board will be rescheduled during this time as well. We will re-evaluate the status of future meetings on April 3rd.
The Willoughby Senior Center will CLOSE at 4:30 pm on Friday, March 13th and remain closed until at least until April 5th. We will re-evaluate conditions at that time. This closure includes the access to the Union Village Field House and walking track. All programs, events, trips and activities during this time have been postponed.
All programs, activities and trips scheduled through the Parks and Recreation Department will be postponed through April 5th. Please consider registering for future spring/summer programs online at willoughbyohio.activityreg.com or by phone at 440.953.4200.
Thank you for your patience and understanding. Our number one goal is the safety and well-being of our residents and community.
SLOWING THE SPREAD OF GERMS:
We are committed to providing a clean and safe facilities for our community and employees. We strongly encourage all residents to follow the CDC and the Ohio Department of Health guidelines by practicing healthy habits designed to limit the spread of the virus:
- Stay home if you are sick
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Cover your cough or sneezes with a tissue and properly dispose of the tissue
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces (copiers, laptops, cell phones, etc)
- Wash your hands often, for at least 20 seconds
Additionally, our Service and Buildings/Grounds Departments are proactively increasing our sanitation efforts within our facilities and our service vehicles.
Please be advised that our Police Department, Fire Department, and Dispatch Center remain fully staffed and operating as usual to serve the needs of the City.
INFORMATION AND UPDATES:
Communication between the City and residents during this time is critical. We will continue to actively monitor the situation with the understanding that additional cancellations may be included at any time. City updates will be posted here and the City of Willoughby Facebook Page.
For public health inquiries or questions please contact:
Centers for Disease Control: www.cdc.gov
Lake County General Health District: https://www.lcghd.org/
The Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 hotline: 1-833-4-ASK-ODH