Coronavirus: YMCA providing pandemic child care centers to essential workers

The Coffman, Fairborn, South, Huber Heights, Kleptz, Preble, West Carrolton and Xenia YMCA Branches are being turned into pandemic child care centers to provide critical childcare services to first responders, hospital employees, healthcare workers, nursing home employees and grocery store workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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“The YMCA of Greater Dayton wants to make sure medical professionals and essential personnel in our community don’t have to worry that their children are in a safe place, as they care for a growing number of our loved ones in need of medical attention," Dale Brunner, president and CEO, YMCA of Greater Dayton, said in a prepared statement.

"We are also focused on how we can assist getting food to vulnerable children within our communities,“ Brunner said.

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