Parks in Rainelle are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic

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RAINELLE, WV (WVNS)– The Mayor of Rainelle, Jason Smith, announced all parks in the town will be closed immediately to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

The release further states the changes were made to be mindful of the health and well-being of the children of the community during this difficult time. People will still be allowed to walk along the tracks as long as they are six feet apart.

The mayor also asks people to not play with any playground equipment until further notice.

“I ask that everyone respect and follow the rules that have been implemented by Governor Jim Justice, the CDC, State Health Dept., and Town of Rainelle.  While some of these may require you to alter your daily activities, they were made with the health and safety of everyone in mind.”

Mayor Jason Smith

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