Facility Closure Notice
The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has reported that the risk from COVID-19 to the general public remains low, however, due to the high risk for children and senior citizens, we are implementing additional safeguards at all recreation facilities.
All senior and recreation center facilities will be closed through the end of April 2020.
Family Service Association of Western Riverside County is currently offering 5 pre-made meal packages and a half gallon of milk with fruit for seniors citizens 60 years or older. Meal packages will be distributed through a curb-side service between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Redlands Senior Center located at 111 W Lugonia Ave. Meal packages are limited to one package per person per week. Senior residents 60 years of age or older wishing to reserve a meal package may contact the Senior Helpline phone number at (909) 798-7579.
The Afternoon Snack program for youth has been suspended. The Redlands Unified School district will be offering free grab and go meals for children starting March 30 at various school sites. Visit https://rusdnutrition.org/ for more information.
During this crisis, the City of Redlands has created a Never Alone Program to address the isolation problems faced by many elderly people within the community and foster a better connection with others. The program uses city staff and volunteers to routinely call and establish a connection with the senior citizens in the community. Callers check in on the seniors to verify their health and safety, but they also try to become a friend, someone that seniors can look forward to speaking with on a weekly basis. In situations where someone may be in need of help or they fail to answer the phone call, a police officer is dispatched to check on their status.
If you’re interested in participating in the program or becoming a volunteer call 909-798-7579 or email email@example.com.
The safety and well being of our community is our top priority.
For additional information regarding the COVID-19 virus, please visit https://www.cityofredlands.org/coronavirus-covid-19