Raleigh County Commission on Aging announces reopening plans

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BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A local senior center will reopen to the public following an ease on COVID-19 restrictions. After the pandemic forced it to close to the public back in March of 2020, it will slowly start to reopen with a four-phase plan.

Director of Social Services Terri Tilley said after such a long time, they are excited to see their seniors again.

“That first two weeks we are asking people to call ahead and make a reservation for their lunch meal,” Tilley said.” And for people who are going to pick up a meal we just need to know how many meals to make.”

The Raleigh County Commission on Aging announced the reopening process will happen in four stages:

STAGE 1: Limited reopening on Monday, June 7, 2021.

  • The dining room will open from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Reservations are necessary. Seniors will be screened for COVID-19 before entering the building. Masks will be provided.
  • Grab-N–Go will change to indoor through the dining room only.
  •  Adult day care will reopen Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

STAGE 2: Office will reopen from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021

  • Dining room will open to full capacity.  No reservations required.
  • Computer room will reopen from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday.
  • Exercise room will reopen from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

STAGE 3: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

  • History and Bible classes will resume.
  • Exercise class and line dancing will resume.

STAGE 4: Monday, July 19, 2021

  • Transportation to the grocery store as well as the center will resume.
  • Satellite centers will reopen.

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