COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– The City of Colorado Springs is hosing down public places that see a lot of visitors, like Garden of the Gods park. Money from the federal CARES act is being used for the project to protect people from the spread of coronavirus.

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The city has assembled a team to disinfect its parks that include Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon and Palmer Park.

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“Sanitizing hand rails that get a lot of use at the Garden, especially picnic tables, benches, trail signs. A lot of people like to touch where they are on the sign,” said a spokeswoman with Garden of the Gods.

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Rangers will also educate the public on social distancing and wearing a mask. Crews will be out disinfecting public places through Labor Day weekend, possibly longer.

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