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What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?

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

Answer:

October 2021 COVID reminders 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.

  • In-person library events will be limited; virtual and grab & go event options will continue.

  • Large group visits are not permitted at this time.

  • Curbside and drive thru pickup of library items is available.

  • Some library services will remain unavailable until further notice.




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)