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Dear Y Family,
The health and safety of our members, staff, and community is our top priority. Given the current attention and concern around public health and safety, we want to keep you informed about how the Y is proactively working to support community well-being. Each week, we will be providing an update letting you know what we are doing to keep our Y Family, members, program participants, and staff healthy and safe.
The YMCA of Snohomish County is comprised of six branch locations, 40 program sites, and our Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliate. Here are the updates for this week:
All six YMCA Branches and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County are open and following regular business hours. Classes and program schedules are subject to change. Please visit your branch’s Facebook page for live updates on classes and schedules.
School Age Care & Early Childhood Education Programs
YMCA school-based childcare programs will continue to provide care. Our childcare staff are in contact with local school districts and are receiving updated information to inform their operations. Our childcare families will receive information and updates directly from your childcare site director via email or text.
Heatherwood Early Childhood Center
Heatherwood will continue to provide care to our children and families. The on site staff will continue to monitor the activities in local schools and the Mill Creek Family YMCA to inform their operations. Our Heatherwood families will receive email/text information and updates from the staff via HiMama.
High School & Middle School Programs
YMCA school-based programs will continue to take place. Our Teen Directors are in contact with local school districts and are receiving updated information to inform their operations. Directors will contact program participants to inform them of any program changes.
Casino Road Community Center
Drop in services will continue at Casino Road. All classes will discontinue. Casino Road will not be hold further EvCC classes in person through the end of the quarter, and instructors will notify their students. This includes GED, Levels 3, 4, and 5 classes. New student assessments are still planned for March 26, 9:00 am – 11:00 am and March 31, 1:00 pm – 3:00pm, but staff will reassess as changes arise. You can follow and visit their Facebook page for updates and changes.
As a member of our Snohomish County community, we remind you to: Stay home when you are sick or not feeling well; coughing, sneezing, and/or higher than normal temperature.
- Stay home when you are sick or not feeling well; coughing, sneezing, and/or higher than normal temperature.
- Wash your hands frequentlywith soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the restroom, after your workout, before eating, and after blowing your nose or covering your sneezes and coughs.
- Prioritize hand washing.Hand sanitizer helps lower the spread of germs and viruses, but only use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not readily available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Encourage family, friends, and neighbors to take part in these practices.
- Alert Y staff members if our facility supplies of soap, hand sanitizer, or cleaning spray is low.
These updates can also be found on our Prevent the Spread Germ & Viruses Page located on our website, and members will receive push notifications of updates via our mobile app.
Here at the Y, we believe our communities are stronger when we come together. When we work together we can keep our families, friends, and neighbors safe and healthy. As we lead the efforts to keep our facilities safe and clean, we hope that you join us and help prevent the spread of germs in our facilities and in our community.