Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seymour R-II School District will close classes Wednesday, March 18, and remain closed until Monday, April 6.
Because of the pandemic and its high infection rate, the Seymour YMCA will suspend all of its senior citizens’ programs and will not allow day passes or out-of-town passes.
“However, we are keeping our childcare open and have approximately 24 open spots for those parents that may need to have childcare due to the temporary closing of the school,” explained Guy Gerard, branch director of the local YMCA. “We are making sure to be above standards for cleaning and sanitizing. We will be cleaning all doors, water valves, faucet handles or other surfaces that may get touched via hands with Clorox wipes.”
Gerard added, “Staff is required to wash hands after every task or at the minimum, every 30 minutes. Children in childcare will need to wash their hands every 30 minutes, while the staff and children also will sanitize their hands every 15 minutes. Counters, tables and chairs are being disinfected every 30 minutes.”
He noted that other areas of the Seymour YMCA are being kept sanitized.
“All workout equipment in the weight room will be cleaned every 30 minutes or after each use,” Gerald concluded. “We are currently using bleach water sanitizer of 1,000 ppm to make sure we are keeping our establishment clean and safe for all of out guests.”
The YMCA is located at 315 East Center Avenue.
For more information about the facility or the childcare program that now is under way, call Gerard or any other staff member at 417-935-2177.
Gerard added that financial assistance through the Seymour R-II School District’s “Tiger Fund,” provided by The Seymour Bank, is available for children in the emergency childcare.
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