On Tuesday, August 3rd, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa learned of one Club member who tested positive for COVID-19 that attends our E.T. Meredith Jr. Club.
We are collaborating with the appropriate public health officials and adhering to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to privately inform anyone determined to have been in close contact with those individuals.
In response to the confirmed case, our E.T. Meredith Jr. Boys & Girls Club will be closed Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 13th for deep cleaning and sanitization of the facility. The E.T. Meredith Jr. Club will reopen for fall Club on Wednesday, August 25th.
Safety is the number one priority of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, and we are doing everything possible to keep our Club members, staff and volunteers protected from the COVID-19 virus.
We continue to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health Officials and are taking all precautionary measures regarding deep cleaning and sanitizing of Club facilities to ensure the safety of Club members, staff and volunteers. In the meantime, we are advising all our Club staff, families, and youth to continue to take precautions as recommended by the CDC. We will continue to update you as we know more. For any immediate questions or concerns, please call our admin office at (515) 242-7925.