FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - City officials announced Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will be open to the public on Monday.
Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners closed all municipally-owned buildings to the public on March 18th. They said the decision was to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Several weeks later, Mayor Henry, Commissioners Rich Beck, Therese Brown and Nelson Peters announced that Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will open to the public again.
The announcement was made on May 15th.
Throughout the past several weeks, city officials said work has been done to help ensure a safe and healthy return for employees and visitors. They said they have installed hand sanitizer stations, signage marking social distancing placement, and the plexiglass shields for employee and customer/public interaction.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials have also recommended that visitors use the hand sanitizer stations provided at the facilities and practice social distancing. They said they will also limit the number of people on an elevator to no more than two people at a time.
City officials said the "safety of employees and guests is of the utmost concern and importance."
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