Leesburg closings related to COVID-19

Leesburg closings related to COVID-19

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For immediate release:  March 13, 2020
Contact:  Office of the City Manager
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Leesburg closings related to COVID-19

     LEESBURG, FL - In accordance with Lake County Health Department directives, the City of Leesburg is taking precautionary measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19. 

     Effective Monday, March 16 through Monday, March 30, all meetings and activities at the following city facilities will be suspended:  Venetian Center, Resource Center, gymnasium, splash pad and Leesburg Public Library.  This includes all City sponsored programs and use of meeting rooms by outside organizations and individuals. 

     Recreation athletic programs including baseball, softball, pickleball and field rentals are also suspended during this period. 

     City staff will be directly contacting those affected by these closings.

     The Downtown Leesburg Business Association’s BBQ and Blues event scheduled for March 21 has been postponed. The Leesburg Partnership annual Spring Fish Fry set for April 2 has also been postponed.

     Early voting and the AARP Tax Aide program currently provided on site at the Leesburg Public Library will continue as scheduled. 

     Please check the City website at City of Leesburg for the latest information.


Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 23,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg is also a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit www.leesburgflorida.gov.