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Don't Use Playground or Fitness Equipment in Parks

In light of circumstances associated with COVID-19 and the fact that the Coronavirus can live on playground equipment, effective immediately, Monday, March 23, 2020 City of Youngstown Parks and Recreation playgrounds and outside fitness equipment located on all playgrounds and walking trails will be placed on a do not use status.

The Youngstown City Health District appreciates your participation in battling the COVID-19 pandemic. All residents should be following the Ohio Department of Health Director's Stay at Home Order. Please continue to follow prevention techniques as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Ohio Department of Health (OOH): Practice proper handwashing, proper sanitizing of surfaces and social distancing of 6 feet if you must leave the house. More information can be found at and