BOONE — The Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department has suspended events from until April 6 because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The events include games, matches, practices, pickleball, open volleyball and others will be suspended.

“As this issue evolves, WCP&R will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and made additional announcements as deemed necessary in the best interest to the health of our communities,” the release said. “We will remain in contact with the AppHealthCars-Appalachian District Health Department and the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association. Updates will be provided via facebook, @wataugacountypr, instagramparksandrec, and www.wataugacounty.org and local media.”

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