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 - April 18,2020

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

Mayor’s letter to the residents of Bridgeton - May 19, 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

As many of you know, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page released new information and dates this morning in a press conference which allows staff to begin more definitive planning for the reopening of many of our facilities and programs.  

We are very excited to move into this next phase and have been diligently working on plans for the last several weeks to safely re-open the Recreation Center, Outdoor Pool, Day Camp, BMAC, and more. With today’s updates we are now able to confirm that many of these facilities will open to the public on June 15, 2020. Please keep in mind some guidelines have not yet been released and staff will continue to make adjustments as new information is released by St. Louis County.  There will be safety restrictions and policies in place; staff plans to announce those changes as early as next week.  All new information will be posted on our website and various social media pages. In the meantime, the best way to reach staff is to email Our main phone line is not currently being answered but there is a voicemail directory for staff on the phone message. We are not currently taking registrations for passes, memberships, day camp, or programs. Once again, we appreciate all of you and miss our residents and friends.  We look forward to serving you again in the coming weeks!

  • Parks are open to the public but playgrounds and restrooms remain closed.
  • Recreation facilities will adhere to an enhance cleaning and disinfecting protocols upon reopening.
  • Berry Hill Golf Course remains open - golf carts and limited clubhouse will be reinstated on June 1.
  • Summer day camp registration is on hold as we await further guidance from St. Louis County. We have been in contact with those currently registered.
  • No new room or pavilion rentals are being taken at this time.
  • Older Adult Services trips are canceled or postponed until further notice.
  • Senior van service will be reinstated beginning June 1 on a limited basis. Please call 314-687-4484 to make reservations.
  • Aging Ahead closed 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.
  • Meals on Wheels is ongoing but modified.
  • Spring Plant Giveaway is rescheduled for June 13.
  • First summer concert is scheduled for June 25 at Gentry Park.

Court Updates

See all information 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
  • 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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