Information on Akron for Coronavirus COVID-19
Town of Akron's response to COVID-19
As the corona-virus (COVID-19) becomes more widespread, the Town of Akron has prioritized keeping residents healthy and essential town operations functioning. Through much deliberation, the Town of Akron has opted to follow suit with other critical agencies in town that have high public foot traffic and opted for TOWN HALL TO BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL Thursday, April 30, 2020.
As of Monday, April 27, 2020, PARKS are OPEN! While we want you to enjoy the outdoors and the parks, we ask that you DO SO RESPONSIBLY. Keep in mind social distancing rules.
TOWN HALL OPEN to the public on Friday, May 1, 2020. While some cities, towns, and counties in Colorado are setting their own standards, the Town of Akron is adhering to the guidelines set by the State of Colorado and Governor Polis for the Safer at Home program.
Citizens are encouraged to follow the critical steps of the state, including:
Maintaining 6’ separation when possible
Sanitize all areas touched before you use and after
Practice good hygiene
Avoid gatherings of 10 or more people
Encourages the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as cloth masks and gloves
If you are sick, please get the rest you need and stay home
Continued re-evaluation of circumstances will be considered, and new notices and information will be posted at:
- Town Hall front windows
- Town Website
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TownofAkron/
Payments for services may be made:
• Online: Pay My Bill
• Phone: (970) 345-2624
• Drop box: located to the right of town hall's front door
*Highly encouraged & appreciated if contact would be limited. Please pay online, by drop box, or by phone if possible. Any questions? Call (970) 345-2624 during business hours for assistance or direction.
COVID-19 & Town Services
As a part of the town's public health priorities, the staff is continually evaluating the effectiveness of our services. Regarding COVID-19 and the town's water and wastewater operations, the corona-virus has no impact on the quality or supply of your tap water. By attempting to keep employees healthy and able to work, sanitation services should not be interrupted.
According to the CDC, corona-viruses are susceptible to the same disinfection conditions as any other virus.
- For the most accurate information on COVID-19, we encourage you to visit the following sites.
- Northeast Colorado Health Department (NCHD) website https://www.nchd.org/co
- Information on Drinking Water Environmental Protection Agency's COVID-19 and drinking water
- Center for Disease Control's (CDC) website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- World Health Organization (WHO) website https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) website https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/2019-novel-coronavirus