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COVID Cases at Sanitation Division Force Week-Long Pause in Recycling Pickup

Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases and close contacts at the Sanitation Division of the Department of Public Works, workforce numbers are currently at less than 50% of what is needed for normal operations. Sanitation has reported a total of three new positive cases and six additional potential exposures since the City’s last weekly report (September 23) of COVID-19 cases among the workforce. 

City Reports Three New COVID-19 Cases in Past Week

Two City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) employees and one Department of Public Works (DPW) employee reported receiving positive results of COVID-19 viral tests over the last week. Details of each case are as follows:
Social Workers National Conference

Bloomington Hosts National Police Social Work Conference as Field’s First Major Opportunity for Education and Networking

The City of Bloomington and the Bloomington Police Department will host the 2021 National Conference on Police Social Work October 18-20 in downtown Bloomington.

Griffy Lake Deer Hunts Scheduled for Three Weekends in November

Only hunters who have applied and been selected may participate in the CHAP hunt.

City Reports Six New COVID-19 Cases in Past Week

Four City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) employees, one Department of Public Works (DPW) employee, and one Bloomington Police Department (BPD) employee reported receiving positive results of COVID-19 viral tests over the last week.  These employees were not traced to previous cases among the City workforce, nor to each other. 

About Bloomington

State of Indiana

Bloomington is nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and home to 85,000 residents and serves as a home away from home for tens of thousands of Indiana University students and alumni. You'll cherish the city's dynamic energy, spectacular scenery, outdoor activities, world-class educational opportunities, Big Ten sporting events, thriving local businesses, vibrant arts scene and unique shopping and dining experiences. Bloomington's admittedly unique character welcomes all to participate in community building. Our friendly, safe, and inviting environment embrace visitors and ideas from across the globe. We are a city of both dreamers and doers. Whether you come for school, business, pleasure, or would like to make this your home, you are welcome in Bloomington.

Mayor John Hamilton

Mayor Hamilton

A Bloomington native and long-time public servant, John Hamilton was elected the 26th mayor of Bloomington. Mayor Hamilton is committed to building a Bloomington that is more productive, sustainable and equitable for current and future generations.