Coronavirus (Covid-19) City Operations Update
State and federal health officials have repeatedly advised that social distancing is an important step to take towards preventing the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 virus. In an effort to protect public safety, the City of Jacksonville is implementing measures aimed at minimizing exposure
All City of Jacksonville buildings will be closed to the general public until further notice. City employees may be reached by phone and email. CodeRed is also available for residents to sign up for weather warnings and city updates & changes. You may sign up by visiting our website or by calling City Hall. City Council will meet on April 2 at 6 pm to conduct a limited amount of business.I would ask that citizens be mindful of the CDC guidelines discouraging gatherings of ten (10) or more. Audio for the meeting will be available on our website the following day. Jacksonville Police Department is closed to the general public. As normal, officers will respond to emergency situations and traffic accidents. For non-emergencies,please call 982-3191 between 8 am – 5 pm. After 5 pm, call 985-2802. Regular sanitation routes will continue. Curbside pickup of recycling will be suspended until further notice. The Recycling Center is also closed. The Jacksonville Animal Shelter is closed to the public. If your pet is picked up during this time, you will be able to claim them by calling 982-2916.
Beginning Wednesday, April 1st, ALL playgrounds, pavilions & basketballs courts will be closed until further notice to prevent gatherings of 10 or more and to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Effective March 31, The City of Jacksonville is under a daily curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. as a measure to help curb gatherings where coronavirus could be easily spread. Until further notice, regardless of whether school is in session, youth under the age of eighteen (18) are expected to abide by the existing Curfew for Juveniles established by Ordinance 1351 (J.M.C. § 9.08.030) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Please be reminded that we all must do our part to prevent the spread of the virus. This includes practicing social distancing, including not gathering at stores. Check to see if your local grocery store offers order pickup or if local restaurants are offering groceries for sale in addition to their regular menu items.