Virus concerns temporarily closing YMCA

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair Regional YMCA is closed until 5 a.m. Thursday after being notified that some members of the facility tested positive for COVID-19.

The YMCA Early Learning Center in front of the Frankstown Elementary School remains open.

The YMCA posted the notice of the immediate closure on its website.

The YMCA said it understands the individuals testing positive for the coronavirus were at the facility between 6:45 and 8:30 p.m. July 20 and 21 and between 4:15 and 6:30 p.m. July 23.

“We understand that closing our facility may be inconvenient for you. We are working diligently to clean and disinfect our building following local health official guidelines,” the YMCA said on its website.

“We will continue to work with the health department and local physicians to determine what other actions, if any, would be prudent on our part,” the post said.

The YMCA is asking any members who develop symptoms of possible coronavirus exposure, such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, to stay home and contact their health care provider.

Members with questions or concerns are asked to email contactus@blair



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