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What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?

FAQ: What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?


2022 March COVID entrance sign

During the pandemic, the following safety precautions are in effect to protect the public and library staff:

  • Please be aware of guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), the Marathon County Health Department and other municipal authorities

  • Do not enter the library with COVID-19 symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, difficulty breathing, headache, sore throat, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, congestion, runny nose, muscle or body aches, new loss of taste or smell.

  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19, do not enter the library during the recommended isolation period.

  • Face masks are encouraged and available upon request. Masks are required to receive technology assistance from library staff. 

  • Practice social distancing by staying at least six feet from other patrons and library staff, and please respect protective barriers.

  • Please use hand sanitizer (provided) when entering the library building and as needed during your visit.

  • Touch points will be sanitized periodically throughout the day.

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has prompted changes to the library's day-to-day operations — all of which were implemented to maintain the health and safety of patrons and library staff — while continuing to provide quality library services. ... (read more)