How the YMCA of San Diego County is coping with COVID-19 pandemic

 

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The YMCA of San Diego County has been serving the community for the past 138 years.

The CEO said “We have seen our share of challenges over the last century of service but this pandemic crisis has challenged and impacted all of us in new ways.”

The YMCA said they quickly responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and while you can’t come into the facilities right now, they’re able to help people connect virtually.

You can find Virtual YMCA at ymcasd.org to access workout classes, activities and explore new services you find yourself needing right now: like mental health and childcare.

The YMCA Childcare Resource Service team is providing enhanced childcare referrals to all local families seeking care. They will work to connect you to an available licensed child care in the county. Just call: 1-800-481-2151 or visit the website.

The YMCA is  also working with government and healthcare leaders to help ensure childcare access is available, especially for our essential health care workers and first responders.

They plan to add more activities for kids, families and older adults over the coming weeks.

One free resource they started last week was a Be Well mindfulness webinars.

They are also  teaming up with the Red Cross and hosting blood drives at thier facilities during the closure.

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