City Continues To Respond To COVID-19 Crisis | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

City Continues To Respond To COVID-19 Crisis

May 27, 2020

The City of Lakewood continues to prepare, prevent, and respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

“I am committed to protecting Lakewood’s health and safety while maximizing opportunity for our businesses to succeed,” said Mayor Meghan George. “The City is following the recommendations of the Ohio Department of Health, the Governor’s Office, and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health as the Responsible Restart Ohio plan is put into place. With our exceptional population density, we must be more vigilant than other communities if we are to remain healthy and safe. Therefore, with public safety as a top priority, we are announcing additional cancellations and modifications to City sponsored events and services. Please note that our facilities and services remain open to the public with an appointment.”

Anyone entering a city building is required to wear a mask or other face covering. The Lakewood Municipal Court continues to operate on a limited basis within City Hall through Friday, May 29, 2020.  The Court will resume its regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) within City Hall beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.  Unless otherwise permitted by the court, access to the building is limited to attorneys, parties and witnesses for all court proceedings.

The Lakewood Tax Office will be re-opened to the public beginning Monday, June 1, 2020. Hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Individuals are encouraged to call (216) 529-6620 to make an appointment for in-person visits

Summer Events

  • Meet the Trucks: cancelled
  • Summer Solstice Celebration: cancelled
  • Independence Day parade, fireworks and activities: cancelled
  • Pavilion rentals: cancelled through June 30th


  • Lakewood Public Pools: open July 1st*
  • Lakewood Dog Park: opens June 1st
  • Lakewood Skatepark: opens June 1st
  • Senior Center: facilities remain closed
  • Playgrounds: remain closed until further notice

More Information

Please visit and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for further updates and alerts. Additionally, you can find more information at the following links:

  • Centers for Disease Control:
  • Ohio Department of Health:
  • Cuyahoga County Board of Health:

Stay Current

The City of Lakewood has established a phone number featuring a recording of regular updates. Call 216-227-3240 to hear the latest coronavirus/COVID-19 news from the City. You can also register for Cuyahoga County’s ReadyNotify notification system, used by the City of Lakewood for public alerts The Ohio Department of Health has also set up a call center to answer questions regarding the Coronavirus. The call center is open seven days a week, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and can be reached at 1-833-427-5634.

*Dates subject to change