City releases statement on COVID-19 precautions; City suspends/cancels activities
From the office of Marshfield City Administrator Steve Barg
MARSHFIELD – City of Marshfield officials are working to stay on top of this evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, Wisconsin Department of Health Services the Wood County and Marathon County Health Departments. While a majority of people recover from the virus, adults age 60 and older and those with pre-existing medical conditions have a greater risk for serious illness, according to the Central Disease Control.
In response to this evolving situation, the city of Marshfield is taking the following steps by working closely with each city department head. The city supports the health, safety and wellness of our community, residents and guests so with careful consideration the activities listed below are going to be canceled or suspended until further notice effective March 16, which includes the following: Wildwood Zoo ; Wildwood Station; the Oak Avenue and Second Street Community Center, with elections planned for April 7, at both community centers and Wildwood Station, going on as planned (The Parks and Recreation office, Community Foundation and Job Center offices will be open as usual, just activities and events at the Second Street Community Center are suspended; Senior Center activities and events; ADRC meal site at the Community Center,( and the city will) work with Aging and Disability Resource Center staff on finding a solution in order to provide meals that are served at the Community Center; all activities and events through the Parks and Recreation Department.
If you have any questions related to these cancellations please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 715-384-4642 or City Hall at 715-387-6597. To view new information, visit the city website at ci.marshfield.wi.us, find the city on social media platforms, or view the public access cable channels 989-990 and City Channel 991 on Charter Spectrum cable system.