WEST HARTFORD — The Town of West Hartford has made the decision to close some town facilities for two weeks as part of its emergency action plan to mitigate the spread of the Corona virus, according to an announcement from the town. The closures will also allow our custodial staff to do a thorough cleaning of all the public spaces.

The facility closings are as follows:

West Hartford Public Schools: Through Friday, March 27

Veterans Rink: Through Sunday, March 29

Cornerstone Aquatics Center: Through Sunday, March 29

West Hartford Senior Center: Through Sunday, March 29

Elmwood Senior Center: Through Sunday, March 29. The CRT lunch program will be provided as a boxed lunch that will be available for pick-up only.

Elmwood Community Center: Through Sunday, March 29, except for critical services, which include YWCA Day Care Center and CRT lunch (boxed lunch pick-up only)

All library programs are canceled. The main library and branch libraries will close through Sunday, March 29.

Hillcrest Area Neighborhood Outreach Center will also close for two weeks, but will assist with lunch distribution (outside the building), from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, for Hillcrest residents only.

The following facilities will remain open at this time:

Town Hall

West Hartford parks

Westmoor Park — but no programs will be held through Sunday, March 29

Rockledge Golf Club

Buena Vista Golf Club

The closures may extend beyond the time frame indicated, but that decision will be made at a later date.

Dial-A-Ride services will continue for medical appointments, grocery shopping, and CRT lunch pick-up.

The Food Pantry, located on the first floor of Town Hall, has suspended its Self-Select Wednesday program. Pre-packed bags will be available for pick-up.

If you have any questions or seek more information, please call 860-561-6990 or 2-1-1, or visit these web pages: www.westhartfordct.gov/covid19, https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Connecticut Media Group