Sunday, March 15: The City announced additional closures in the ongoing effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including cancellation of the March 16 City Council Meeting, March 19 Work Session, and closure of all DPR facilities.
On Sunday, March 15, the City of Durham announced the following closures and cancellations in the ongoing effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):
The City’s General Services Department has also ramped up sanitizing efforts in City-owned facilities, particularly in public spaces with special focus on common surface areas such as doorknobs, elevator buttons, tables, chairs, countertops, microphones, publicly accessible computers and keyboards. Durham Parks and Recreation has also increased sanitizing efforts in its facilities and GoDurham is sanitizing its buses at the end of each day.
As the COVID-19 situation progresses, the City will update its meeting and events calendar to reflect cancellations and postponements as well as post potential service and program modifications on its social media pages and CORVID-19 webpage.
To stay abreast of the COVID-19 situation in Durham and to learn more about how to help reduce the potential spread of this virus, residents are encouraged to visit the Durham County Department of Public Health website or follow their social media pages.