It is with a heavy heart that The Senior Connection COVID Task Force announces a temporary closure of the Center beginning Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
The task force feels strongly that the Center needs to take the measure of closing for a minimum of two weeks. The current uptick in COVID-19 cases and the county’s critical risk level are concerning factors. Amongst certain populations, the risk is greater and that includes the population we serve and who we must protect. This decision was not made lightly as we certainly recognize the collateral affects this decision will have on our seniors social, emotional, and physical wellness.
The situation is fluid, and we will re-evaluate the facts after the two-week temporary closure. Like with our closure before, our service model will be modified, but our mission will not. We have a five-month proven track record of operating during a pandemic and we are hopeful we can get through this closure too. We need to put safety first, stay cautious and help to prevent the community spread of COVID-19.
If you are in need of a meal, please call the Senior Connection at 208-788-3468. Meals will be available Monday through Friday via home delivery or curbside pickup. Reservations are required. Meals are $5 and financial assistance is available. Our Senior Connection Friends Line (208-788-3468) will also be available Monday through Friday from 2-3pm for questions or if you just need someone friendly to talk to.