For Immediate Release Contact: Susie Perez
March 12, 2020 Recreation Services Supervisor
CITY OF WEST COVINA CORTEZ PARK COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER
CLOSED DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS OVER COVID-19
WEST COVINA, CA, MARCH 12, 2020 – Due to the recent concerns surrounding COVID-19, and the Los Angeles County declaring a State of Emergency due to the Coronavirus the City of West Covina Public Services Department has announced the closure of the Cortez Park Community & Senior Center as a health, security and safety precaution of our older adult population and community members.
Although the Cortez Park Community and Senior Center will be closed effective Thursday, March 12, 2020 for a minimum of two weeks regular participants of the Elderly Nutrition Meal Program are encouraged to pick-up a box lunch Monday-Friday between the hours of 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
All programming including Mt. San Antonio College Older Adult Classes, paid fee classes, excursions, and services will be cancelled until further notice.
Older Adult classes offered at the Cameron Community Center and Shadow Oak will be also be cancelled.
As information and updates become available to the public the city will be providing updates to the community via social media and through the city website. Please follow the city social media pages at @westcovinacity and or visit www.westcovina.org for the latest news. Seniors without access to internet are encouraged to call the senior center at (626) 331-5366 between the hours of 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for updates.
For general updates regarding the COVID-19 visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov
Thank you for your patience’s and understanding as we attempt to ensure the well being of our most vulnerable population, our seniors