Mayor Lovero and the City of Berwyn released a statement regarding the City of Berwyn’s Response to COVID-19. Read the statement in full here.
What Berwyn is doing:
Our goal is to slow the spread of the virus so that our healthcare system does not become overwhelmed. Please follow the following guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
1. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
2. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
4. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
5. Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
6. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Our City Departments are following the guidelines from the CDC. They are also following chain of command and are currently assessing their protocols to be ready to respond with any and all changes associated with COVID-19.
Government services won’t be shut down at this time. There could be reduction or postponement of services to address the more immediate needs resulting from COVID-19.
Some of the current reductions of services include the temporary closure to the Berwyn Public Library and the Recreation Department. The City of Berwyn’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will also be cancelled.
It is now prudent to take reasonable steps to avoid, postpone or cancel large non-essential events and socially distance ourselves in public. I ask that we all practice patience, understanding, and empathy at this time, for there is no one unaffected by these disruptions.