The Town is extending the closure of Town facilities and parks to the public until May 18.
Johnstown, CO - April 29, 2020 -- Town of Johnstown officials have decided to extend the closure of all Town parks and non-emergency town facilities until May 18 in support of the State of Colorado Safer-at-Home order regarding the current COVID-19 crisis. This decision is in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the coming weeks as more spaces open back up.
Town officials have been working on a plan to reopen Town facilities and parks to the public while taking into consideration the health and safety of the community as well as State and county level orders. The reopening will be gradual and the phased plan to reopen is subject to change based on county and State level recommendations. More information regarding additional openings after May 18 will be announced in the coming weeks and can be found on the Town’s website or on Facebook and Twitter.
At this time, all residents are strongly encouraged to remember to keep a distance of 6 feet from others and do not congregate, wear masks when leaving the home, and continue to wash hands and clean frequently touched surfaces.
The Town encourages residents to continue practicing preventative measures: Wash hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet from others and do not congregate, wear a mask (if medically able) when going out in public, clean/Sanitize frequently touched surfaces, and avoid leaving the home if sick.
This closure includes the following facilities and public parks:
- Town Hall, 450 S. Parish Avenue
- Public Works, 201 S. 1st Place
- Community Center (Senior Center), 101 Charlotte Street
- Municipal Court, 450 S. Parish Avenue
- Police Department Headquarters, 430 S. Parish Avenue
- Police Substation, 4890 Ronald Reagan Boulevard
- Public Parks
- Parish Park, Johnstown Lake East Park, Johnstown Lake West Park, Hays Park, Aragon Park, Sunrise Park, Rolling Hills Park, Pioneer Ridge Park, Clearview Park
Jamie Desrosier, Communications Manager