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Valued Chicago Park District Patrons,

The health and safety of our patrons and employees is paramount. We would like to assure you that the Chicago Park District is working closely with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) on the monitoring and response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

At this moment, CDPH reports the immediate risk to the to the general public in Chicago remains low. As of today, March 10, the Chicago Park District has not received information suggesting that any patron or employee has contracted COVID-19. We urge you to stay informed on the latest COVID-19 updates and adhere to recommendations in order to protect your health and keep our parks and communities safe.

For your safety, and the safety of others, we ask that you do not go to the park if you or your child are not feeling well or traveled internationally to an area with widespread community transmission of COVID-19 and returned home within the last 14 days. In addition, we urge you to practice good hygiene including washing your hands with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

Keep abreast of the latest information on COVID-19 by visiting and bookmarking for updates at the state level, and for updates at the national level. These websites are updated frequently as the situation evolves and should be your trusted sources for information.

Thank you.