WEBXTRA: Tyler Senior Center closes due to increase in COVID-19 cases

WEBXTRA: Tyler Senior Center closes due to increase in COVID-19 cases

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - From the City of Tyler

Due to the recent and rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the City of Tyler and Smith County, the Tyler Senior Center will close beginning today, Thursday, June 25.

Seniors wanting to pick up lunches can do so at Meals on Wheels, located on 3001 Robertson Rd. For information about menus or services, please visit MealsOnWheelsETX.org or call at (903) 593- 7385.

“Even though we hate to have to close again, it is in the best interest of our community that we close to ensure the safety of our patrons,” said Senior Parks Manager Leanne Robinette. “The lives and safety of our seniors are our first priority.”

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission have created a toll-free mental health support line for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or any other emotional challenges related to COVID-19. Any senior experiencing these issues can call (833) 986-1919.

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