Coronavirus in CT - Updates for Valley residents
The Valley Community Foundation has provided the following information for area residents.
Christian Counseling & Family Life Center shifts to telemedicine
The Christian Counseling & Family Life Center in Shelton has transitioned its services (psychotherapy and psychiatric care for individuals, couples and families) to telemedicine. The Christian Counseling & Family Life Center is serving current patients as well as accepting new referrals.
TEAM seeking food donations
TEAM, Inc.’s Food Hub is seeking several donation items.
The requested items are shelf stable liquid milk, canned chicken, oatmeal, fresh and frozen vegetables, meats, pasta, rice, eggs, and kid juice and snacks.
Drop-off times are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at TEAM office at 30 Elizabeth St., Derby. Volunteers will assist TEAM in distribution to Valley food pantries helping individuals and families facing food hardships.
Schools, Whitsons offer students food
Shelton schools and Whitsons Food Service are joining forces to keep children fed while the schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Interim Superintendent Beth Smith alerted parents online today that the district, in conjunction with Whitsons Food Service, will be offering bagged breakfast and lunch free of charge for all students 18 and younger enrolled in the Shelton public schools and Holy Trinity Catholic Academy beginning Wednesday, March 18.
Smith said parents can pick up breakfast and lunch beginning Wednesday, and continuing Monday through Friday during school closure, between 9 a.m. and noon in the Shelton High School bus loop.
“During this time, the high school’s Meadow Street gates will be closed in order to keep the flow of traffic on Meadow Street moving,” said Smith. “All participants may enter and exit the high school grounds via the North Constitution Boulevard entrance.”
Adam’s Hometown Market
Adams Hometown Market is making schedule changes (7 to 8 a.m. each morning) to assist the elderly and their caregivers, immunocompromised citizens and first responders to ensure that they will have the safest shopping experience possible.