Our Response to COVID-19


Updated 3/16/20, 3:00 pm


To Our Coalition Survivors, Thrivers, Friends, Family and Community-at-Large:

The uncertainty about the novel virus COVID-19 continues.

At this time, there are eleven confirmed cases of the virus in Monroe County. By the time you read this email, there may be more.

All public schools have closed.  Colleges have closed.  Gyms have closed. Movie theaters have closed. Bars and restaurants will be limited to takeout and delivery services as of 8:00 pm today.  Extraordinary circumstances call for an extraordinary response.

Our Commissioner of Public Health, Dr. Mike Mendoza, has stressed the importance of staying away from places where people gather.

Though we will remain open, and will be available by telephone, we want to do everything possible to comply with Dr. Mendoza’s request.

From now through April 13th, the Coalition is suspending programs and events. We hope to reschedule these at a later date.

The Monroe County Health Department has created a separate website page to answer questions about COVID-19 at: https://www2.monroecounty.gov/health-coronavirus

We will continue to communicate with updates.

Please stay out of harm’s way by limiting your contact with groups/gatherings. Please let us know if we can help connect you to any community resources.

Warm regards,

Holly Anderson, Executive Director


Your support is greatly appreciated – particularly at this time.

Please consider a gift. All of the funds raised by the Coalition stay local to help individuals in our community. Thank you.


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