Tony Evers announced a “stay-at-home” order Tuesday, many are wondering what that means for our senior citizens who rely on public services and centers for essentials like daily meals.
According to the Milwaukee County Department on Aging (MCDA), precautionary changes have been made to protect and safely serve senior citizens in response to the coronavirus.
MCDA has also made the following changes:All five county-owned senior centers are closed for social programming, including: Clinton Rose Senior Center, Kelly Senior Center, McGovern Park Senior Center, Washington Park Senior Center, and Wilson Park Senior Center.
Both the senior centers and dining sites are closed for the following locations: Asian American, Beulah Brinton, LGBT Community Center, OASIS, and United Community Center.
The Aging Resource Center is closed for walk-in visits and is conducting all appointments over the phone.