(Michigan City, IN) - Washington Park Beach in Michigan City will remain closed at least for another week. In addition, all public beaches east of there are closing under a decision announced today by Mayor Duane Parry.
His order goes into effect at midnight tonight. Parry says he decided to close the beaches from Stops 2 to 13 because of large crowds and lack of social distancing.
He says a lot of people on those beaches were also not wearing masks. The beach at Washington Park staying closed and the closure of the other beaches will last for one week unless extended by the city council.