Pirie council announces temporary closure of some public toilet facilities amid COVID-19

RISK: Port Pirie Regional Council performed risk assessments on public toilet facilities amid coronavirus concerns.
RISK: Port Pirie Regional Council performed risk assessments on public toilet facilities amid coronavirus concerns.

Port Pirie Regional Council staff have been out performing risk assessments on the region's public toilets.

This comes in response to health and safety concerns raised by residents amid the coronavirus crisis.

Council has increased cleaning and regular stock checks at facilities, including soap, hand santiser and toilet paper.

Around the council region, 11 of 19 public toilets will be targeted for the increased cleaning, while eight of the lesser-used facilities will be temporarily closed to the public.

Council has ensured that at least one public toilet facility is open in each community in the region and in publicly frequented areas including shopping districts.

Public toilets which will temporarily close:

  • City Park, Port Pirie
  • Senate Road Complex, Port Pirie
  • Memorial Oval (soccer), Port Pirie
  • Memorial Oval (Gertrude Street), Port Pirie
  • Lawrie Park, Nelshaby
  • Jubilee Park, Crystal Brook
  • Bowman Park, Crystal Brook
  • White Cliffs, Koolunga

Public toilets to remain open:

  • Solomontown Beach, Port Pirie
  • Solomontown Beach Boat Ramp, Port Pirie
  • Flinders View Park, Port Pirie
  • Memorial Oval (Memorial Drive), Port Pirie
  • Globe Oval, Port Pirie
  • Woodward Park, Port Pirie
  • Cemetery, Port Pirie
  • Adelaide Square, Crystal Brook
  • Napperby Playground, Napperby
  • Mortimer Park, Redhill
  • Bunyip Park, Koolunga

The public toilets remaining open will be available to the public between 7am and 6pm each day.

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