Spokane Regional Health District closes all public play structures to stop spread of COVID-19

Liberty Lake closed playground equipment and basketball courts due to fears over the coronavirus

SPOKANE CO., Wash. — The Spokane Regional Health District issued an order Friday closing all public play structures in the county in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.

In a press conference, Dr. Bob Lutz said he has issued a public health emergency in the county.

Lutz ordered the closure of all play structures, which follows Governor Inslee’s state emergency proclamation.

Parks, trails and natural areas will remain open.

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