The Town of Northlake has closed all public and neighborhood playgrounds to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Trails and dog parks remain open at this time, however the Town encourages all residents to practice social distancing by maintaining six feet of space between themselves and others at all times.
Homeowners associations have been instructed to close playgrounds by placing caution tape around playground equipment.
The Town has mandated the closures in an effort to keep children from contracting the virus via playground equipment, then carrying it back into the home.
The Town continues to encourage residents to practice social distancing and remain informed on the latest information and preventative measures regarding COVID-19.