With new cases of COVID-19 still rising within the area, the City of Tallahassee is looking for new ways to reduce the spread. Among the approved plans is a public service campaign designed to encourage patrons of gloryholes in city park restrooms to wear a mask.
“We know some are wondering why we don’t just patch the holes, but it’s really not that simple. Those who use them will have new ones drilled in a couple hours. Even stainless stall dividers are no match for a DeWalt” explained City Parks and Rec Director Ashley Edwards.
“I like to think they add a gritty, big city vibe to Tallahassee. You just have to rethink how you view them, like graffiti or unapproved art installations.”
Starting Monday, signs will be placed above every known gloryhole among the city park system restrooms – asking users to please wear a mask while being serviced, or in-between customers if providing services.
“If you could take payments with Venmo or some other contactless app, that would be helpful as well. This is really an opportunity for innovation that could make gloryholes better even after this pandemic is over.”
New ideas for a world simply trying to maintain a sense of normalcy through difficult times.