City announces no-touch pedestrian crossings to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission and tests curbside pickup program to help restaurants and retail stores compete during pandemic

Heading in to a long holiday weekend, Mayor Walsh urged city residents to be safe in all that they do. He was joined by Deputy Mayor Sharon Owens and Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner.

The Mayor provided a comprehensive report on the City’s response to COVID-19, including crime statistics; the latest on COVID-19 cases in the City; a recap on how many business have affirmed to operate during the phase one reopening; and an update on the major water main repair project at Martin Luther King Boulevard and South Salina Street. The Mayor also recognized the fallen members of our nation’s armed services and reminded residents to try find a way to observe Memorial Day in a year when parades and commemorations have been canceled due to the pandemic.

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