From the City of Heath:
We love our annual community traditions, including the July 4 Parade and Patriotic Program in the Park. However, this is a unique and challenging time in our history, and a time for continued caution. As a result, the July parade and program will be canceled.
“When you have a tradition where half the town is in the parade, and the other half is watching, it’s impossible to ensure social distancing,” said Heath Mayor Kelson Elam. “But from the onset of this pandemic, we have proceeded with an abundance of caution for the sake of our citizens and their safety and health. We will continue to do so in Heath as long as necessary.”
Even though we won’t have a parade, the Special Events Board, City staff, DPS and City Council are all working to present festivities that allow us to celebrate freedom, safely! Here are the details: