City of Lansing outlines guidelines in response to COVID-19 concerns

The City of Lansing is taking all steps necessary to ensure the continuation of public services during this potential health concern. Effective immediately, all City departments are closed to walk-in traffic.

The Public Restrooms have not been opened for the season and will remain closed until further notice. Library activities are canceled and hours have been reduced. The Lansing City Council and Administration will evaluate risk and appropriate action as the days follow.

The City is working in cooperation with and following the direction of the Iowa Department of Public Health and Allamakee County Emergency Management in taking all necessary steps to provide for public safety and the continuation of essential, critical City services. Staff shall follow specific procedures to help limit the exposure or spread of COVID19 within their respective departments and the City overall.

The public is encouraged to be proactive about following Public Health guidelines regarding social distancing, quarantine and healthy hygiene habits for the good of the entire community.

The City will continue to update the public with changes as they occur. Public information releases will be accomplished by press releases to radio, newspaper and/or City social media venues.

Specific questions regarding City of Lansing response should be directed to: Katie A. Becker, City Clerk, or 563-538-9249 at the City Clerk’s Office.

Iowa Department of Public Health information can be found at or by calling Iowa Department of Public Health at 2-1-1.

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