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With Clackamas County moving to extreme risk, city reduces in-person visits to facilities.

PMG FILE PHOTO: KRISTEN WOHLERS - The city of Canby is once again limiting in-person visits to most of its facilities in light of Clackamas County escalating to the extreme risk category Friday, April 30.The city of Canby is reducing in-person visits at many of its facilities in light of Gov. Kate Brown's announcement that Clackamas County will escalate to the extreme-risk COVID-19 category Friday, April 30.

The city reopened many of its facilities to the public on modified schedules at the beginning of April when the county was lowered to the moderate risk level, City Administrator Scott Archer pointed out in a news release.

Now, the city must again close offices and most indoor facilities to the public.

City facilities including City Hall, planning, economic development, public works, Canby Police Department, and court are closed to the public for the foreseeable future, per the release. The Canby Public Library will not be open to in-person visits at this time; however, it will continue its curbside pickup offerings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

The following facilities will have varied levels of services available to the public.

The Canby Swim Center will offer lane reservations from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lane reservations begin at the top of the hour and last for 45 minutes. The water exercise class is canceled until county restrictions are amended. The center will allow six people to swim at one time with no exceptions; this includes the swim team.

The Canby Area Transit business office will continue to be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and transit services will not be impacted.

The city will continue to provide most services, as it has for much of the past year, according to the news release, despite being closed to in-person visits.

Those interested in making an appointment can use the phone list below to make arrangements.

City Hall/Civic Center: 503-266-4021

Planning and Economic Development: 503-266-7001

Police Department and Court: 503-266-1104

Public Works Office: 503-266-7238

CAT/Transit Offices: 503-266-4022

Canby Public Library: 503-266-3394

Swim Center/Pool: 503-266-2761

Archer encourages supporting local businesses during ongoing restrictions.

"Given all of this, the city is mindful of the incredibly difficult challenges and unfortunate impacts this situation continues to create for our Canby businesses and community organizations," Archer said. "The city will continue to do all it can to support its businesses, and we encourage community members to keep supporting our local Canby businesses as much as possible."

For more information on services, visit www.canbyoregon.gov.


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