HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg will provide portable sinks in City parks to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Two sinks are currently placed in Riverfront Park and Reservoir Park with plans for additional sinks.

“Our top priority is the health and safety of our residents, especially the elderly and most vulnerable,” said Mayor Papenfuse. According to health experts, washing hands regularly for 20 seconds helps slow the spread of the disease known as COVID-19.

“I would like to give special thanks to Belco Community Credit Union. We appreciate their support in providing financial support of the portable sinks during this pandemic,” said Mayor Papenfuse.

Information about the facts and latest updates on COVID-19 coronavirus is available on the websites of the PA Department of Health https://www.health.pa.gov/ and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/. For local updates, the public is encouraged to monitor harrisburgpa.gov/coronavirus and the City’s social media (i.e. Facebook, Nextdoor, Twitter). Public inquiries on coronavirus related to City services can be emailed to coronavirus@harrisburgpa.gov.

For more information, contact Momin Bhatti, Communications Manager, at mbhatti@harrisburgpa.gov or 717-255-7295.

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