COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates

A statement from Mayor Briggs

“At the City of Bridgeton, we are keeping up-to-date with the latest information regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus.  We intend to continue following all guidelines from the St. Louis County Health Department, the state of Missouri and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Below you will find information relevant to the City of Bridgeton, as well as links to what is going on in our County and our Country.  I encourage all of our residents to stay informed of this quickly-changing situation.”  

Mayor’s letter to the residents of Bridgeton - March 16, 2020

City Hall is closed to the public.  Please call 314-739-7500 and you will be routed to the appropriate department. 

Bridgeton Recreation Center Updates

  • BMAC is closed to the public
  • Bridgeton Recreation Center to closed to the public; see entire statement below regarding refund policy
  • Playgrounds are closed to the public
  • Senior vans operating for necessary trips only
  • Stepped up cleaning protocols of high-touch surfaces
  • Disinfecting and sanitizing multiple times per day
  • Equipment towels used are changed multiple times per day
  • March Older Adult Services trip has been cancelled
  • Aging Ahead closing to congregant participants; staff will conduct business via telephone; participants will have the option to have their meals home-delivered; call 314-739-5572 with questions

View the entire statement from the Director of Parks and Recreation here.

Government Center Updates

  • City Hall is closed to the public
  • All Boards and Commissions are canceled
  • There will be no Community Forum on short-term residential rentals prior to the Council meeting on March 18th; that has been postponed and future dates will be shared as soon as something is scheduled
  • Changes to trash service: SEE DETAILS
  • Custodial teams focusing on high-touch surfaces
  • Encouraging staff and visitors to use proper hand washing techniques with signage displayed over sinks
  • Accessible hand sanitizer for staff and visitors
  • Encouraging employees to remain home if they are feeling ill

Bridgeton Police Department Updates

  • The PD is remaining up-to-date on the issue and is prepared to handle emergencies related to COVID-19
  • Business Watch Meeting has been canceled
  • Review the updates from the Division of Health and Senior Services and CDC to better prevent and prepare
  • Officers are sanitizing their vehicles multiple times per day
  • Officers are outfitted with personal protective devices such as gloves, masks, etc. in an effort to limit possible exposure and transmission from others
  • All questions regarding the emergency preparedness of the Bridgeton Police Department should be directed to Chief Hood via email
  • Court dates are subject to cancellation and/or rescheduling based upon health concerns; please contact the Bridgeton Municipal Court prior to your court date for verification

The Bridgeton Police Department is working in conjunction with fire and EMS to ensure the safety and welfare of the citizens of Bridgeton; you all are our first concern and priority. 

Further Information

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