Dresden Sets Dusk Curfew, Closes Parks

DRESDEN (March 30) — The City of Dresden is implementing additional mandatory social distancing measures to address the continued spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Dresden. The city is closing city parks and setting curfews.
Mayor Jeff Washburn announced the implementation of a curfew in the City of Dresden from dusk to dawn each day until further notice. The curfew is applicable to vehicular traffic, pedestrians walking upon the streets and sidewalks in the city and use of all city owned facilities that are not otherwise closed. Exceptions to the curfew are persons transiting by vehicles through the City of Dresden, individuals driving or walking to a place of employment, and persons enroute by vehicle to destinations outside the city. The Dresden Police Department will enforce the curfew.
All city parks within the city are as of Monday closed and all activities are prohibited at Wilson Park. Traffic gates allowing traffic in the park are closed and additional barricades put in place to limit access to the park by vehicles. The Dresden Police Department enforces the park closure.
The Walking Trail remains open to pedestrian traffic, but persons using the trail are required to maintain a minimum of six foot separation and use of other social distancing guidelines published by the CDC.
The City of Dresden encourages its most vulnerable citizens, which includes the elderly, persons with cardiac or respiratory issues, diabetics, and persons with auto-immune disorders to shelter in place at home and limit social interactions with families and friends.

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