The City of Cuyahoga Falls Suspends Programming at Quirk Cultural Center and City-Sponsored Events for Next 30 Days Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Mar 12, 2020

Amid concerns regarding COVID-19, the City of Cuyahoga Falls has suspended all Parks and Recreation classes, seminars, and events that are scheduled at Quirk Cultural Center for the next 30 days effective Sunday, March 15, 2020. Any paid reservations for Parks and Recreation sponsored classes will be honored for future dates. At this time, the suspensions do not impact privately reserved events scheduled for Quirk Cultural Center. However, individuals are encouraged to follow guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Summit County Public Health regarding social distancing and health precautions to determine how to proceed with mass gatherings.

Additionally, city-sponsored public events have been canceled for the next 30 days. After those 30 days, the city will re-evaluate the situation with COVID-19 and will then decide how to move forward with future events. The events include:

1.) Princess Tea Party - March 15, 2020. The Parks and Recreation Department will be rescheduling the Princess Tea Party for a future date.  All paid reservations will be honored.  
2.) Lunch with the Easter Bunny – March 21, 2020. All paid reservations will be refunded.
3.) Community Meeting on Sustainability and Green Initiatives – April 4, 2020.
4.) Sensory Egg Hunt – April 5, 2020.
5.) Egg Dash – April 11, 2020.

Residents are reminded to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of COVID-19 such as:

1.) Wash your hands with soap and water
2.) Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
3.) Cover your coughs and sneezes
4.) Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
5.) Clean frequently touched surfaces
6.) Practice social distancing
7.) Be aware of COVID-19 symptoms: fever, cough, difficulty breathing
8.) Know that older adults, persons with underlying health conditions, and those who have traveled or had exposure to known COVID-19 patients are considered to be at increased risk
9.) To stay up-to-date on COVID-19 information, please visit www.cdc.gov or www.scph.org.