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YMCA of Hannibal is offering emergency child care and Grab and Go meals

HANNIBAL (WGEM) — The YMCA of Hannibal announced Wednesday they will be providing emergency care for children of essential medical professionals, first responders, and essential workers in the community.

The YMCA of Hannibal's facility is closed to the public and will allow for physical distancing between students and their classmates.

The Emergency Child Care Program will utilize the Y's standard child care curriculum.

Public Health regulations in Missouri limit the YMCA of Hannibal to a maximum of 80 children with appropriate classes of no more than 8 students per room with 2 attendants.

K-5th grade students are available for the child care program.

The Emergency Child Care Program will run from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Cost for the program is $15 for members and $25 for guests which includes breakfast, lunch and snack.

Scholarship opportunities are available.

Registration for our emergency child care is available by calling 573-221-0586 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.- 3.p.m. or parents are encouraged to email Summer Page, Youth, and Family Director, summer.page@ymcaofhannibal.com for registration.

Staff members are clean the child care areas before children arrive for the day, throughout the day and at the close of the program.

The YMCA of Hannibal also announced they will be providing a free curbside pickup Grab and Go food service.

The Grab and Go service will be available from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Community members are encouraged to drive up to the front of the building and a YMCA staff member will deliver the meals to their vehicle.

Mark Schneider

Assignment Editor

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