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Wellspring London & Stratford: Update on COVID–19
Thank you so much for your continued support and engagement of Wellspring London and Stratford, as we navigate through these very challenging times. This past summer we indicated that we would be providing an update regarding our office reopening and COVID-19 on Friday, October 16th.
We have been waiting to see how the pandemic is trending, and we find ourselves in the middle of a second wave of new COVID cases at this time. We were hopeful to get through the summer and continue seeing a decline in numbers throughout the fall so that we were able to safely open our doors again at the beginning of January, but sadly, this does not seem to be the situation.
With the new spike in COVID-19 cases, we are anticipating that it is not realistic to think that we will be reopening the physical centers before April 1st, 2021 at this point. The health and safety of our members, volunteers and staff are our first priority. This is very difficult for us as we are excited to welcome our “Wellspring family” back into both our London and Stratford locations.
Many factors are being taken into consideration in continuing to keep our centers closed, including the following:
- The vulnerable health of our members and their families, as well as our volunteers and staff
- Safety measures that need to be put in place to be able to achieve social distancing guidelines set out by the province
- COVID-19 testing and screening, and the need for personal protective equipment upon entrance into Wellspring space
- Following the branding guidelines of the Wellspring network across Canada to ensure there is consistency with all centers operating the same and opening at the same time.
We have been so fortunate to have the support of our community as we do our best to provide the invaluable supports that Wellspring has become known for. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we continue monitoring the COVID-19 situation. If our position changes on the reopening dates, we will communicate this to everyone as effectively as we can. Should you have any questions regarding this update, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly.
As always, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Wellspring staff are here for you! Interested in participating? Here’s what to do…
- Click on the name of the program that interests you. You’ll be taken to that specific program page.
- Follow the prompts under program description to Register.
Art Therapy Online – Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm
Caregiver Support Group – 1st Tuesday of the Month, 6:30-8:00 pm
Distance Reiki – By Appointment
Distance Therapeutic Touch – By Appointment
Knit & Crochet Circle Online – Mondays, 1:00-2:00 pm
Meditation Online – Fridays, 10:30-12:00 pm
Meditation Online Stratford – Mondays, 1:30-2:30pm
Ovarian Cancer Support Group – 4th Tuesday of the month, 10:30-12:00 pm
Peer Support – By request
Yoga Online – Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 pm
Yoga Online Stratford – Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am
*Note that there are limits to how many people we can accommodate for each session.
We Continue to be Grateful for Your Support
We understand that these are very challenging times and that we’re all doing the best we can to cope. If you are able to support Wellspring with a donation, it would be greatly appreciated. If you are unable to donate at this time, we hope that you will keep us in your hearts and think of us when the situation improves.
Thank you everyone for the positive energy, love and support that you send us every day, as we continue to provide our No-Cost online programs for people affected by cancer in our community.
Have a look at Well on the Web!
Through our national site, you will have access to a wide, and ever-changing line-up of online programs, educational webinars and downloadable resources that you can participate in all from the comfort and convenience of your own home and your own schedule. Click here to learn more!
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