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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Coronavirus Precautionary Closures & Changes

In order to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus as much as possible, the following City of Columbus facilities will be closed until further notice:

Columbus Public Library and Platte County Bookmobile Services are closed until further notice. Due dates have been extended for all items and do not need to be returned while the library is closed. For Library questions please call: 402-564-7116.

Columbus Community Center is closed until further notice. Home meal delivery and care facility delivery will continue. For Community Center questions please call: 402-563-4444.

Columbus Aquatic Center will be closing at 1:00 pm today until further notice. Swimming lessons which have been paid for can either be refunded or have the funds applied to your account for future lessons. For Aquatics questions please call: 402-563-3222.

Columbus Area Transit patrons – If you have a scheduled ride, we will call you the morning of your ride to ask you these three questions:

  1. Do you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing?
  2. Have you been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
  3. Have you traveled out of the United States, or to the states of California, Washington State, Colorado, or New York State within the last month?

If you can answer YES to any of these questions, please understand that we cannot provide you service.

Please watch for further News Releases as conditions develop, for possible changes or cancellations in City services.

For questions and information about COVID-19, see the East Central District Health Department (ECDHD) at https://ecdhd.ne.gov/ or call the Information Line:  402-562-8960 (English)  402-562-8963 (Spanish)

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