News Release: City of Greensboro Closes MMOB to Public Beginning March 26

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Jake Keys
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-2105

City of Greensboro Closes MMOB to Public Beginning March 26

Greensboro, NC (March 24, 2020) – Beginning Thursday, March 26, the City of Greensboro will no longer allow public access to the Melvin Municipal Office Building. The only exception is for residents making a water bill payment or signing up for water service, which may be done from 10 am to 3 pm, Mondays through Fridays. Residents are encouraged to use alternate methods of handling City business, such as by phone, online, email, postal mail, etc.

To date, the City has implemented the following actions related to COVID-19:

* Closed all public libraries and indoor Parks and Recreation facilities, the Greensboro History Museum, Greensboro Aquatic Center, and Greensboro Cultural Center.

* Consolidated Greensboro Police Department’s daily public operations to its Police Headquarters, 100 E. Police Plaza. In addition, public fingerprinting and Property and Evidence pick-up has been suspended.

* Suspended water cut-offs for non-payment.

* Suspended travel for City employees outside of Guilford County.

* Cancelled programs, events and facility rentals.

* Assisted Guilford County Schools with feeding sites.

* Increased cleaning of GTA buses now operating on hourly routes, and made City buses and SCAT service free of charge.

* Consolidated payment collection sites to one location in MMOB from 10 am to 3 pm, Mondays through Fridays.

* Cancelled all City board and commission meetings through April 17.

The City Council meeting scheduled for March 31 will be held with no speakers from the floor. It will be broadcasted live on GTN and streamed on the City’s website and Roku.

Visit the City’s COVID-19 Web page<www.greensboro-nc.gov/i-want-to/learn-about/covid-19-information-and-updates> for the latest news, cancellations, and service changes.

For updated information and facts about the COVID-19 virus, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website<www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2Fabout%2Findex.html>.
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Jake Keys, Communications Manager
Communications and Marketing Department
City of Greensboro
Phone: 336-373-2105
PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
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