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Virus fears lead to municipal closures

Virus fears lead to municipal closures



Plainville Community Schools: Schools closed Monday, March 16 and will remain so through at least Tuesday, March 31.

Plainville Municipal
Center:
Effective March 19, the Municipal Center will be modifying operations to appointment-only for essential services. Call the department with which you need to conduct business. If the request is deemed essential and cannot be conducted electronically or rescheduled for a later date, a staff member will schedule an appointment.

Plainville Recreation
Department:
Recreation programs are being postponed for at least two weeks. For information on specific programs, contact the Recreation Department at 860-747-6022.  

Plainville Historical
Center:
All programs or group activities are on hold. In addition, the Plainville Historic Center will be closed until further notice.​

Plainville Community Food Pantry: Beginning March 16, the food pantry will be closed to the public for two weeks. In a press release, food pantry director Susie Woerz stated: "We assure you that our families and individuals will not go without food during this closure. We have taken steps to make sure that our community will be our top priority. We will be available on an on-call basis for any food shopping." Bi-weekly food orders can be made by calling the pantry at 860-747-1919.

Plainville Public Library: The library closed to the public beginning March 17. In a press release, the library stated: "At this time, we aim to re-open in two weeks, but that may be subject to change."

Plainville Senior Center: The Senior Center closed to the public beginning March 17 and will be closed for at least two weeks. Senior Center staff, including Social Worker Stephanie Soucy, will be available by phone (860-747-5728) and at the center by appointment. The nurse will be available for her scheduled appointments for footcare, ear cleaning and tests. Call 860-747-5728 to cancel. Dial-A-Ride is running mornings-only to non-emergency medical appointments, grocery shopping, banks and pharmacies. To make an appointment for a ride, call 860-589-6968. Meals on Wheels will continue to be delivered.


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