EBR Council on Aging temporarily closing due to COVID-19 outbreak among staff; all Thanksgiving events canceled

EBR Council on Aging temporarily closing due to increase in COVID-19 cases among staff

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) says it’s temporarily closing due to COVID-19 cases among its staff.

The facility will be closed from Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Monday, Nov. 30.

The move is aimed at reducing transmission through workers and clients.

EBRCOA is also canceling both the Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway and hot Thanksgiving Dinner delivery to Meals on Wheels clients. The Turkey Giveaway had been previously scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19 and the dinner deliveries would have taken place Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24th.

Employees will hold classes for seniors virtually, which will be accessible through the Council on Aging’s website, YouTube Channel, and Facebook pages.

To visit EBRCOA’s website, click here.

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