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A message from Lauren Solidum, President & CEO — 3.12.20

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At Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and those we serve are of the utmost importance in fulfilling our mission. With the outbreak of COVID-19, each of our unique programs have developed and implemented sanitization processes and measures to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

At the current time we will follow the protocols of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health departments while continuing to provide help, hope and hospitality to individuals and families in need. If those we serve believe they have been exposed to COVID-19, they should take the following immediate action:

  • Please take precautions not to expose/infect anyone else.
  • Call ahead to your healthcare professional and tell them about your recent exposure.
  • Follow their instructions.

If you volunteer with Catholic Charities, and are uncomfortable serving with us, we encourage you to refrain from volunteer service at this time. If you are experiencing any form of illness (i.e. cold, cough, etc.), please suspend your volunteer service with Catholic Charities immediately. Also, if you are returning from international travel, you are required to stay at home for 14 days, monitor your health, and practice “social distancing” by limiting in-person interactions with others. Please update us about your status by contacting our volunteer department at [email protected] or 913.433.2081.

For more information about COVID-19 and steps that you can take to protect yourself and loved ones from this virus, please visit:  http://archkcks.com/coronavirus

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. We pray for those impacted by the virus and that everyone will follow the recommended precautions to prevent further spread of this disease in our communities. If there is any change in our service going forward, we will provide an update on our website, https://catholiccharitiesks.org/ and our social media channels:

https://www.facebook.com/CCNEK/

https://twitter.com/CCNEK

https://www.instagram.com/catholiccharitiesks/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/catholic-charities-of-northeast-kansas/

God bless!

Lauren Solidum

President & CEO, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

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