Douglas County has temporarily waived its day use park fees until April 28 amid the coronavirus outbreak, the county announced Thursday.

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, school closures and limited services, Douglas County Parks Commissioners are temporally suspending its $4 per day usage fee for all Douglas County Parks, effective immediately.

The temporary suspension will remain in effect until April 28, and possibly longer if closures and current restrictions are extended. Additionally, our plan is to keep our parks and campgrounds open for public access at this time.

Safety and proper sanitation are of high importance to the Douglas County Parks Department, and park employees regularly clean and disinfect park facilities, according to a press release.

However, residents should take extra precautions when visiting parks or any public facilities, including frequent hand washing, hand sanitizing, wiping down commonly touched surfaces with disinfectant wipes, and other safety and health measures as necessary.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to bring their own disinfectant and hand-sanitizing supplies with them when visiting parks or any public facilities.


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So all week long we're being told to stay inside, not socialize, and not go anywhere unless its necessary. But someone decides its a great idea to encourage people to gather around outside where people from all parts of the state and county may visit and further spread germs around?

You just can't make this stuff up.....

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