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March 13, 2020 11:53 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - COVID-19, March 12, 2020

City programs postponed due to COVID-19

Over the course of the past week, the City of Wray has monitored closely the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread. The City has established protocols and response plans in conjunction with state and local health officials, school districts, and other agencies.

In light of the recent concerns and for the safety of our community and staff, the City of Wray Recreation, Library, and Museum programs will be postponed as of March 13, 2020 through March 31, 2020. The City of Wray will continue to monitor the situation, utilize guidance from state and local health departments, and reevaluate as necessary.

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March 30, 2020 11:08 AM

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and material handling requirements to minimize health risks of Yuma County Landfill and City of Wray staff, plastic recycling has been suspended until further notice. This decision is made with the safety of our staff in mind and we appreciate patience and understanding during these unprecedent times.

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March 30, 2020 11:08 AM

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and material handling requirements to minimize health risks of Yuma County Landfill and City of Wray staff, plastic recycling has been suspended until further notice. This decision is made with the safety of our staff in mind and we appreciate patience and understanding during these unprecedent times.

March 26, 2020 3:43 PM

Effective March 26, 2020, at the directive of Governor Polis, all Coloradans are to stay at home due to the presences of COVID-19 in the State. We encourage citizens to stay home unless for necessary businesses through April 11, 2020.

There are exceptions to this order which include “Critical Businesses”. Certain individuals must continue to work outside their residences to provide goods and services critical to the public health. The “Critical Businesses” are identified in Public Health Order 20-24. Resources are available on the City website at www.cityofwray.org.

While all City buildings are closed to public access, for the duration of the order, the City of Wray will continue to provide critical functions including government functions at City Hall, critical utility infrastructure, public water, public wastewater, public power, trash and recycling services, public safety services including Police, EMS, and Fire protection.

The Stay Home Order does allow for outdoor activities. City Parks will remain open to the public to engage in walking, biking or running activities. However, all playgrounds and picnic areas will be closed to public gatherings. Please be mindful of social distancing requirements of 6 feet separation and to stay in if you or any member of your family has been sick.

All City organized programs and activities offered by the Library, Museum, and Recreation are postponed until further notice.

While our dedicated staff continue to serve the Wray community, City COVID-19 Department Response Plans will be enforced to ensure the safety of our staff during this time. Staff will continue to practice social distancing requirements by maintaining 6 feet of distancing and utilize City provided, appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Please be assured that the City continues to take cautious and prudent steps in response to this event. The City of Wray will continue to monitor the situation, utilize guidance from state and local health departments, and reevaluate as necessary.

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