FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2020
CITY DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY — CITY HALL CLOSED TO PUBLIC
Dayton, KY — Mayor Ben Baker has issued a State of Emergency for the City of Dayton in response to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic. Effective March 17th, the Dayton City Building will be closed to the general public to protect residents and employees by limiting face-to-face contact. This order is in effect until April 6th unless otherwise extended or suspended. The staff will continue to work and perform their daily duties during this time; however, communication will be limited to phone and email in most cases.
Police and Fire response will still be in operation during the State of Emergency, but special precautions may be taken when dealing with suspected COVID-19 contact situations.
Those with City business should call 859-491-1600 for direct assistance. Information will be coming out very quickly, please refer to the City’s website (www.daytonky.com) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/DaytonKy) for the most up-to-date information regarding the city.
The Mayor encourages all Dayton citizens to limit social gatherings within the community to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus.
We appreciate everyone’s patience during this time and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
City of Dayton