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City of Cape Coral provides updates, closes Yacht Club pool, Sun Splash as of Monday

By Staff | Mar 15, 2020

The city of Cape Coral provided the following COVID-19 updates Sunday night:

– The City of Cape Coral has NOT declared a State of Local Emergency. The City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is not activated at this time.

– All non-essential official City travel by employees is canceled for the next 30 days.

City-sponsored special events with large gatherings are postponed for at least the next 30 days. No new permits will be issued.

The following facilities have been closed until further notice:

*Yacht Club Pool beginning March 16

* Sun Splash Family Waterpark beginning March 16

The following events/gatherings have been canceled or postponed:

* Community Development Block Grant program community meetings – Canceled

* Rescue Run 2020 5K- Postponed until November

* Gathering of the Giants- Postponed

* Touch a Truck Postponed until September

* Nephcure Walk Canceled

* Gathering of the Giants – Canceled

* Sounds of Jazz and Blues Canceled

* Touch A Truck- Canceled

* Cape Coral Bike Night – Canceled

The City has ramped up cleaning efforts in all city facilities. Hand sanitizing stations have been deployed and will be increased in public areas and employee common areas.

Employees are being reminded to stay home if they are sick. Employees who have traveled recently outside of the country or been on a cruise are required to self-isolate for 14 days, per the CDC guidelines.

This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be provided as it becomes available.

– Public Meetings:

Due to health, safety and welfare concerns of the public, City Council and staff, we are unable to reach a quorum for The

Regular Meeting of the City Council that was set for Monday, March 16. Therefore, the Meeting is canceled.

– For information related to COVID-19:

Florida Department of Health’s Coronavirus call center 1-866-779-6121 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Visit www.coronavirus.gov or www.floridahealth.gov

Source: City of Cape Coral