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The Citrus Memorial Health Foundation YMCA will offer all-day youth relief care for essential workers to help support the children of professionals who are playing important roles combating the coronavirus.

The tentative schedule is 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. now through March 27, March 30 to April 3, April 6 to 10, April 13 to 15, April 20 to 24; April 27 to May 1 and May 4 to 8. Cost is $50 per child, per week.

Your children will have the opportunity to engage in constructive activities; including arts and crafts, outdoor games and time to focus on pre-assigned academics. Ensure your children are dressed in athletic attire, including sneakers. The number of staff and children present at each shift will be limited to allow social distancing.

Y staff will intentionally teach and encourage good hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette and follow a strict sick child/staff policy. For the safety and well-being of others in the program, those running a temperature of 100.4+ degrees cannot attend.

For information, call 352-500-9622. The Citrus Memorial Health Foundation YMCA is at 4127 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Lecanto.

Rotarian collecting items

Megan D. Bramlett with the Crystal River Rotary Club is collecting playing cards, books, crosswords, puzzles, word searches, etc., for people at different health care facilities who can’t have visitors or leave their rooms.

For information, call Bramlett at 352-302-1298.

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