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School district to keep courts, ball fields, playground areas closed until further notice

PMG FILE PHOTO - Gov. Kate Browns March 23 new stay-at-home executive order demands the closure of all pools, skate parks, outdoor sports courts and playground equipment areas.An order by Gov. Kate Brown on Sunday, March 22, gave cities discretion to keep city-owned parks open as long as social distancing is possible while state parks closed.

However, with the governor's new "stay-at-home" executive order demanding the closure of all "pools, skate parks, outdoor sports courts and playground equipment areas," the Oregon Trail School District has shut all of its playgrounds, ball fields and courts to public use.

"It is essential to the health, safety and welfare of the State of Oregon during the ongoing state of emergency that, to the maximum extent possible, individuals stay at home or at their place of residence, consistent with the directives set forth in my executive orders and guidance issued by the Oregon Health Authority," Brown said.

The Oregon Trail facilities will remain closed until further notice.


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