The East Grand Forks Swimming Pool reopened Monday, Aug. 10, after being closed for a week. The facility is operating under its normal hours.

The pool was closed Aug. 3 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts of the employee were then tested and all results were negative, a city employee said Monday.

The pool deck area, chairs and locker rooms are sanitized daily at opening, closing and a mid-day break.

The pool water is treated, officials say, so it poses no risk for potential spread of COVID-19.

Patrons are required to wear masks when in line to enter the pool building, inside the building and anytime social distancing cannot take place.

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The pool is open through Aug. 23.

For more information on hours and COVID procedures, go to the website http://egf.mn/376/Swimming-Pool---Sherlock-Park or call the East Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Department, (218) 773-8000. The pool staff can be reached at (218) 773-9231.