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Operational Update, July 22, 2020

In accordance with Gov. Reeves Executive Order, face masks are required to be worn while entering and exiting the Y and while moving throughout the facility in all common areas. This is an effort to keep everyone safe and allow the Y to stay open. MASKS MAY BE REMOVED WHILE EXERCISING AT 6 FT SOCIAL DISTANCE.

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We Are Ready For You!

In accordance with Gov. Reeves Executive Order, face masks are required to be worn while entering and exiting the Y and while moving throughout the facility in all common areas. This is an effort to keep everyone safe and allow the Y to stay open. MASKS MAY BE REMOVED WHILE EXERCISING AT 6 FT SOCIAL DISTANCE. Our staff and entire Y family have been preparing and getting ready to reopen under a new normal. Blossman Family YMCA Phase 1 Reopening will begin Wednesday, May 13, 2020 (see below for...

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Operational Update, May 8, 2020

As you may know, fitness facilities in Mississippi have been authorized to open as early as Monday, May 11th. We are carefully considering every aspect of our operations in order to determine when and how we can reopen Y facilities while also ensuring your safety. We promise to stay in touch and communicate those plans with you well in advance. THANK YOU for your sustained membership and support of the Y during this critical time. We appreciate your patience and look forward to welcoming you...

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A Letter to Our Members from our CEO

Stay with us. We need you now more than ever. To our YMCA friends and community, We hope you and your family are healthy and safe during this very difficult time for our community and country. For 44 years, the Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA has served the Gulf Coast, adapting to meet changing needs. Today, the needs in our community are urgent, as the coronavirus, State Health Orders limiting or closing businesses, and unavailability of community services affect families, seniors and...

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Blood Drive, April 7, 9am-3pm

Healthy Blood Donors are needed! If you are feeling well and healthy, please choose a location and scan the QR code to schedule an appointment for Tues, April 7th from 9-3. You will need to fill out a donor questionnaire that morning by visiting www.thebloodcenter.org/fastlane. The Blood Drives will be at the following locations: Family Interactive Center Gym 1415 Skip Ave, Pascagoula Raffle for gift cards and cash prizes! CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A TIME YMCA Lobby 1810 Government St, Ocean...

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Showing up for First Responders by Caring for Children

The closure of our community’s school districts has caused significant impacts on the families of our first responders and employees of essential service organizations. While others may self-isolate, our health care workers, emergency personnel, and social service workers are working long shifts and isolation from family to provide care. With schools closing, affected families are suddenly searching for affordable childcare. You can solve this with us. Your investment enables us to provide...

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Operational Update, March 17, 2020, 5:07 PM

Dear YMCA Community, At the Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA, we are guided by the principle to help strengthen the foundations of community. We want to let you know we’re thinking about all of you—our staff, our members, our program participants, our suppliers, and our community partners —as we work through the effects of the coronavirus. The local Boards of Health remain the primary point of contact for us. The Health Departments in each of the communities we serve are working diligently with the...

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Operational Update, March 16, 2020, 2:28 PM

The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA has been actively monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and the impact of the epidemic in the communities we serve. We are implementing proactive measures at all Y facilities to limit exposure and maintain a safe environment, including additional deep cleaning and sanitization measures, postponing large events, and increasing communications efforts to keep our members informed and up-to-date. Out of an abundance of caution, we are closing the Vancleave camp...

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Operational Update, March 15, 2020

YMCA Members and Guests, As always, your YMCA team is dedicated to keeping your facility clean. In addition, we have always provided cleaner for members to wipe down machines after use, signage to encourage this practice, and hand sanitizer located in many areas of the facility. As requested by the CDC, please be diligent in hand washing and keeping your hands away from your face. Please do not use the facility if you are not feeling well or running a temperature. Again, these procedures are...

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