Clark County Closes Playgrounds, Outdoor Restroom
Facilities Due to Coronavirus Concerns
Until further notice, Clark County is announcing the closing of all its playgrounds and park restroom facilities today due to continuing concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
At this time, outdoor park spaces and trails will remain open to the public, although any visitors are strongly encouraged to follow health officials' recommendations regarding social distancing and other precautions https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html.
Signs will be posted and yellow caution tape will be placed around all playgrounds. Outdoor restrooms will be locked. Parks maintenance staff will be checking daily to ensure all signage and caution tape remains present and will replace as necessary. Clark County has taken this step, in addition to recent cancellations of events, activities and building closures out of an abundance of caution to help reduce the possibility of community spread of the virus. General inquiries about playground and restroom closures can be directed to the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department by e-mailing
Clark County officials are continuing to monitor the coronavirus situation in coordination with state, local and federal health officials and will keep the public advised of any updates.
The Southern Nevada Health District's website,
www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus, is a recommended local resource for staying informed of the evolving coronavirus situation. Residents also can call the Health District's Information Phone Line at (702) 759-INFO (4636), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. The state also maintains