City of Boulder Extends Closure of All City Buildings and Facilities Through April 19
The City of Boulder has extended the closure of all city buildings and facilities to the public through April 19. These closures follow the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s public health order extending the closure of many establishments in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The city’s priority is to protect the health and safety of our employees and the community, while maintaining continuity of all essential services. The city will continue to provide essential city services to the community, including public safety, water utilities and emergency response services. Non-essential city employees will work remotely through April 19.
Many city services are available online. The city encourages the community to visit the city’s service web pages for more information.
On Saturday, March 14, The City of Boulder declared a local disaster emergency in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the effects it is having on the city. The declaration provides the city manager with the tools necessary to protect public health and safety during a state of emergency. As stated in the declaration, Boulder faces an imminent threat to life and public health resulting from the novel coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 disease. The city believes timely action will help to minimize the impact to the community.
The city, in partnership with health officials, will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments and provide updates to the community. Visit https://bouldercolorado.gov/coronavirus for the latest city information. For updates from the Boulder Office of Emergency Management, visit https://www.boulderoem.com/emergency-status/.
Published: March 20, 2020
Patrick von Keyserling, Communication Director, 303-441-4959
Julie Causa, Communication Manager, 719-396-1733