Willmar Parks and Recreation announced Friday that effective immediately The City of Willmar will be re-opening all playground equipment and the Willmar Dog Park for public use. All Willmar parks are open for public use as well.

They ask the community to please follow the guidelines set by Minnesota Department of Health:

· Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet at all times from others, except for members of the same household.

· Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; if soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol.

· Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

· Anyone with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (including fever, cough, or difficulty breathing) should stay home and not engage in outdoor activities.

· Play at your own risk.

· No gathering of 10 or people at one time