This summer’s first scheduled county fair must decide how to continue while COVID-19 is still a threat.
Some counties have partially reopened, but large crowds are still banned. And other counties, like Linn, Dubuque and Fayette, still have restrictions in place.
The Linn County Fair is one of eight Iowa fairs scheduled to open in June. They’re expected to kick off on June 24th and fair board member Jennifer Dunn says keeping people in the crowd at a safe distance would be difficult to manage.
Dunn says the Linn County Fair Board is creating backup plans for everything from virtual livestock judging to remote grandstand events.
Dunn says the Linn County Fair will work with local health officials to decide how to move forward.
story courtesy of Radio Iowa