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St. Johns County

Council on Aging Extends Closures

COA EXTENDS PROGRAM CLOSURES UNTIL APRIL 30, 2020                      

With the health and well-being of St. Johns County seniors as their top priority, St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA) has extended its recent program closures until April 30th. All COA senior centers in St. Johns County (Coastal Community Center, River House, Hastings, Trout Creek, and THE PLAYERS Community Senior Centers in Ponte Vedra), all Integrative Memory Enhancement Program (IMEP) classes, and the Sunshine Center adult daycare facility will remain closed until April 30th.

While these services will be closed, Meals on Wheels will continue to be delivered, and COA caseworkers and staff will continue to be available by phone and via email. Seniors and caregivers in need COA’s assistance are encouraged to contact them at 904-209-3700 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, via email at info@coasjc.org, and via their website at www.coasjc.org.

Sunshine public buses and Paratransit buses will continue to operate with additional safety measures recommended by the CDC in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

COA will continue to post updates via Facebook at www.facebook.com/coasjc/, via Instagram at www.instagram.com/councilonagingsjc/ and via the COA weekly e-newsletter. To sign up to receive the e-newsletter, please visit www.coasjc.org.

“Now more than ever, we are relying upon the community’s help to be there for the seniors in our community,” explained COA executive director, Becky Yanni. “The best way to help right now is with monetary donations so that we can adjust to rapidly changing needs during this crisis.”

If you would like to help seniors in St. Johns County, please visit www.coasjc.org/donate/. Checks may also be mailed to COA at 180 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL 32084.

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