City of Lawrence restricting public access to all City buildings

Porter ArneillCity, City Commission

In an effort to protect the health and safety of City employees and the Lawrence community, the City of Lawrence is restricting public access to all City buildings, effective immediately. Buildings will remain open only to City employees.

The latest safety measure follows the announcement from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health of a positive COVID-19 case in Douglas County. Additional safety precautions may be announced as the current public health situation continues to develop.

The situation is continually evolving, but we want to assure you that the City of Lawrence will continue to provide excellent City services for our community. All essential services remain operational and our employees are ready to assist by phone and/or email. Department contacts can be found on our website:

For additional information on COVID-19 and the latest guidelines from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health, visit their website: The City of Lawrence is sharing coronavirus-related City news on the City website: