SJCC Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates
The SJCC continues to monitor the coronavirus situations. Please continue to check back here for the latest.
Watch our latest update video on SJCCtv:
SJCCtv: Welcome Back - Fitness Update (June 25)
SJCCtv: Welcome Back to ECS
SJCCtv: Update on the J - June 12
SJCCtv: Update on the J
SJCCtv Replay: Town Hall Meeting (June 9)
SJCCtv Replay: J-Cation Parent Orientation
SJCCtv Replay: ECS Town Hall Meeting (June 17)
SJCCtv: Update on the J - Summer Fun
SJCCtv Replay: J-Cation Fall Orientation
SJCCtv Replay: How to Work Out at the J Webinar
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Coronavirus News Updates
- Pool Updates (7/23/2020) - Following new restrictions announced by Governor Inslee today, we are no longer able to offer family swim. However, we're excited to relaunch private/semi-private lessons for SJCC members starting July 27.
- Update on the J – July 17 (7/17/2020) - Update on the J: Following Tuesday's announcement from Governor Inslee, the J has an update on our reopening plans as we navigate the state of Washington's Safe Start plan. Read more in our latest Stay Healthy update CLICK HERE.
- What to Expect When You Come to the J (6/25/2020) - As we continue to restart on-site activities at the J, we want to remind you about several new policies and procedures that are in place, both for the specific departments and the broader SJCC facility.
- In-Person Fitness Classes + Lap Swim Are Back (6/22/2020) - We're excited to resume limited in-person group fitness classes and lap swim on Wednesday ,June 24, for current SJCC members! Please review the registration instructions and updated procedures.
- Reopening Continues Next Week (6/19/2020) - Building reopening continues with additional programs open to SJCC members only. They'll run on a limited schedule and at reduced capacity to comply with Washington State Safe Start reopening guidelines.
- Beginning Steps to Welcoming You Back to the J (6/12/2020) - As King County moves into a modified Phase One of the Safe Start Washington Reopening plan, the SJCC is also beginning a phased re-opening of in-building activities. Learn more about our plans for the coming weeks.
- An Update on J Camp & New Summer Offering (5/26/2020) - We are moving full-steam ahead to create a fun-filled summer for your kids called J-Cation! This will replace all previously scheduled J Camp sessions.
- An Update on the J from CEO Amy Lavin (5/21/2020) - Stroum Jewish Community Center CEO Amy Lavin gives an update on the J. "We still long to see people back here in real life, and I want to talk about how we hope to get there." Watch now.
- Arts + Ideas Events Postponed Through May 30 (4/23/2020) - Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of the coronavirus pandemic, ticket sales are currently on hold for all Arts + Ideas programs through May 30.
- Spring J Kids Classes Cancelled (4/16/2020) - With Governor Inslee's announcement that schools will remain closed through the school year, we have made the unfortunate choice to cancel our spring swim lessons, enrichment, and after school classes. Find out what to do about fees you've already paid.
- CDC Coronavirus
- CDC COVID-19 FAQ
- King County Public Health – March 4 Recommendations
- King County Public Health
- King County COVID-19 FAQ
- City of Mercer Island Proclamation of Emergency
- Washington State Public Health Department coronavirus page is informative and is updated daily
- Public Health – Seattle and King County Coronavirus Information page.
- World Health Organization – Coronavirus update page
- Anti-stigma Resources
- WA State Department of Health Call Center – If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
- For Mercer Island residents: Mercer Island Youth & Family Services (MIYFS) has mental health services available 24 hours a day/5 days a week for families and students while schools are closed.