CPD and COVID-19: A round-up of affected services
Utah State University and the Center for Persons with Disabilities remain open, though public gathering places are not. If you need to come to the CPD, you can walk in and check in with Dave at the front desk.
Below is a round-up of services at the Center for Persons with Disabilities and how their efforts to keep COVID-19 from spreading have affected their programs. This is a quickly evolving situation and this information may change.
AE classes, meetings and study groups have all moved online. For more information call 435-797-1977.
All meetings are suspended. Students are encouraged to work on the books they have, and when meetings resume the staff will go over the material with them. The Bridgerland Literacy office is still taking calls at 435-750-3262.
Childcare Nutrition Program
CNP continues to assist family home childcare providers, most of whom are still operating. The program is looking into offering training online. For more information call 1-800-540-2169.
Developmental Skills Laboratory
Limited day service is provided for healthy individuals who are not considered high risk from the virus. Group sizes are kept to under 10, including staff members. The precautions of social distancing, hand hygiene, monitoring temperatures, and regular disinfection are all practiced. For more information call 435-797-8528.
Staff continues to evaluate the situation as it evolves. For more information call 797-0212.
Public and School Partnership
Most of the team is telecommuting. The March 18 training and April 10 National Day of Training events are canceled. For more information call 435-797-0633 for AmeriCorps Vista and 435-797-5720 for Senior & Community Volunteers.
Activities are suspended until the all-clear.
Up to 3 and Southeast Early Intervention
Classes and home visits are converting to Zoom. For more information call 435-797-3727.
Utah Assistive Technology Program
UATP’s AT loans, small business loans and small grants will continue. The Logan and Uintah Basin locations will continue operating on a limited basis, by appointment only. The Salt Lake City location is not currently accepting new clients or new equipment donations. For more information, call 800-524-5152.