City Announces Policies Related to COVID

Announcement, News

Pursuant to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s announcements made on March 23, 2021, the City of Martinsville has issued their policies related to the COVID pandemic.

Beginning Tuesday, April 6, 2021 the wearing of masks in public buildings of the city will be by personal preference.  If a person is not comfortable entering a public building without a mask, then they are encouraged to continuing wearing a mask; however, masks will not be required.

Also beginning Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the Utility Office at 60 S. Sycamore Street will be open for walk-in payments.  The drive-thru will remain open as an option for bill payment.

The city will follow the recommendations/restrictions issued by the State and the Morgan County Health Departments related to capacities for gatherings.  This includes the capacities for restaurants, shopping, and social gatherings.  Public meetings will be open to the capacities as set forth by the State/County.  It should be noted that individual businesses have the ability to set their own restrictions regarding the wearing of masks in their places of business.

All school systems in the State are to remain under the current restrictions and mandates through the remainder of the current school year.

All persons above the age of 16 are encouraged to get vaccinated to help put an end to the COVID virus spread.  Those wishing to get vaccinated should go to ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1 to schedule the vaccination.

It remains a recommended practice to social distance when possible and to wash/sanitize hands frequently.