Oakland County lifting ban on outdoor playground equipment, effective June 5

Posted at 1:44 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 13:44:03-04

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Oakland County Health Division is rescinding its ban on outdoor playground equipment, effective June 5.

Indoor playgrounds remain closed. Social distancing is still required at outdoor parks and recreational facilities.

Visitors must practice social distancing, wear a face covering, cover for coughs and sneezes and frequent hand washing.

They must do the following when visiting a park, beach, or recreational facility:
• Stay at least six feet from others at all times. This can make some open areas, trails, and paths
safer to use. Do not enter a crowded area.
• Minimize gathering with others outside of your household.
• Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the
bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
• Keep hand sanitizer with you (at least 60% alcohol) for times when soap and water are not

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