This is a press release from Bloomfield Township. Press releases are official statements that have not been independently verified.

Eight township playgrounds will reopen on Saturday after
being closed as a precaution against COVID-19. The playground equipment
will be disinfected every morning though, social distancing and facemasks
will still be required.

“Ensuring that our families are safe and limiting their exposure to
COVID-19 is our number one priority, which is why our playgrounds have been
closed during this crisis,” said Mayor Venezia. “However, it is also
important that our children have the ability to go outside and enjoy
Bloomfield’s outstanding playgrounds. I ask that if you visit our
playgrounds that you wear a face covering and maintain a safe distance from
other people so that everyone can enjoy themselves safely. Even though we
are disinfecting the equipment daily, I recommend that you wash your hands
or use hand sanitizer after visiting our playgrounds out of an abundance of

Signs will be placed at the playgrounds with rules that must be followed to
prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. The playgrounds will be open from
10:00am to dusk and all children must be accompanied by an adult.