City pushes back pool opening

The Iola Municipal Pool had slated to open Monday, but officials are holding off, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tentative plans are to open the pool on July 6, unless the number of coronavirus patients rises locally.

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June 25, 2020 - 10:14 AM

Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

City leaders are pushing back their plans to open the Iola Municipal Pool, at least a week.

Interim Iola City Administrator Corey Schinstock announced this morning the delay, citing a recent rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Allen County.

“With five cases in Allen County, I just don’t feel comfortable opening the pool at this time,” Schinstock said.

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