North Central Family Centre in Regina closes temporarily as a ‘precaution’ due to COVID-19

In a Facebook post, the North Central Family Centre said it's temporarily closing its doors due to COVID-19. Files / Global News

The North Central Family Centre (NCFC) in Regina is closing its doors temporarily as a precautionary step due to COVID-19.

The organization announced the closure in a Facebook post on Monday afternoon.

“NCFC will be closed for the week of November 23 to November 27,” the post said.

“There will be no food hampers this week.”

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An NCFC employee told Global News that the closure is in response to Regina’s high COVID-19 case numbers and the centre plans to reopen Nov. 30.

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However, they could not say if the centre’s shutdown would be extended if cases continue to rise.

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A previous Facebook post from NCFC, that has since been deleted, said “due to COVID-19, and the safety of our children, youth and elders, we cannot accept any donations at this time.”

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The NCFC planned to host a winter clothing drive Nov. 24. It has been rescheduled for Dec. 8, as a result of the temporary closure.

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