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Mill Creek MetroParks Officials Urge Social Distancing while using Park

Spending time outdoors is a great way to stay active and healthy during the COVID19 pandemic. Reconnecting with nature can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. Although many Mill Creek MetroParks indoor facilities, outdoor playgrounds, and programs have been closed and cancelled, Mill Creek Park remains open for visitors to get outside and explore. Mill Creek MetroParks officials want to remind park users of the importance in following all guidelines from state and local health officials, such as social distancing and practicing good hygiene to help flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information on COVID-19 and ODH’s recommendations on prevention and preparation, please visit coronavirus.ohio.gov

Mill Creek, Stambaugh golf courses closed as coronavirus precaution

People who want to stretch their legs during Ohio’s Stay at Home order won’t be able to do it at a couple of the Valley’s golf courses.

Mill Creek MetroParks announced on Monday that the Mill Creek Golf Course on West Golf Drive, Boardman, will be closed to the public through at least Sunday, April 5, 2020,

A statement from the park says the closure is due to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order in an effort to help control the spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

For similar reasons, the Youngstown Health Department is restricting public access to the Henry Stambaugh golf course on Gypsy Lane.

According to the Frequently Asked Questions posted by state officials, Families will still be able to go outside, including to parks and outdoor spaces that remain open, and take a walk, run, or bike rid.

However, people are still being asked to practice social distancing by remaining 6 feet away from other people.

Playgrounds are closed because they pose a high risk of increasing transmission.

Full article at WFMJ

Mill Creek Golf Course Closure

 The Mill Creek Golf Course located at 1 West Golf Drive, Boardman, will be closed to the public through at least Sunday, April 5, 2020 due to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order in an effort to help control the spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

The facility and course will re-open for business at a later date as new developments are made by the Governor.