<br />For Immediate Release Contact: Martha Bennett, City Manager
<br />March 12, 2020 503‐635‐0215
<br />City Implements Strategies to Help Slow the Spread of COVID‐19
<br />LAKE OSWEGO – In response to direction from the State of Oregon on March 12, 2020, the City
<br />of Lake Oswego is adjusting City meetings, programs and activities with the goal of slowing
<br />transmission of the coronavirus in Lake Oswego. These changes will be implemented at least
<br />until April 8, 2020. The State’s action follows updated guidelines from the U.S. Centers for
<br />Disease Control and Prevention, released March 10, 2020, and the World Health Organization’s
<br />designation of COVID‐19 as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020.
<br />Effective immediately:
<br />1. Meetings of City Boards, Commissions, and Committees are cancelled, unless they are
<br />legally required. Please check the City’s online Events & Meeting calendar for
<br />cancellation notice: www.lakeoswego.city
<br />2. The following City services are closed or cancelled:
<br /> Adult Community Center programs and activities, with the exception of Meals on
<br />Wheels. Meals on Wheels services will continue.
<br /> All programs at the Lake Oswego Public Library such as story times, author talks, or
<br />music performances. The Library will continue to be open regular hours.
<br /> All Parks and Recreation camps, programs and activities – including Teen Lounge,
<br />Indoor Play and Spring Break camps. Fees for cancelled programs or classes will be
<br /> Passport Services
<br /> Use of City meeting rooms and spaces for community or non‐City meetings.
<br />3. The following City services and programs are postponed and will be rescheduled:
<br /> CERT Training (with a March 19 first session)
<br /> Adult League Basketball
<br />4. The following City services will remain open, but no gatherings or tournaments will be
<br /> Tennis Center
<br /> Municipal Golf Course