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Response to Coronavirus

Updated 3.27.20, 4:15 p.m.

Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) based on CDC and Public Health Madison & Dane County information.

*Please visit this page for continued updates as information, and our response to community needs, is changing rapidly.


Food Pantry Changes 

Effective Tuesday, March 17

Pre-packaged bags (mostly non-perishable items) will be available for drive-thru or walk-up distribution outside in the Ironworks driveway circle.

  • Tuesday 9:30 a.m.– noon
  • Wednesday 6 p.m.– 8 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30 p.m.– 3 p.m.

Questions? Contact 608.241.1574 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Live in the Darbo/Worthington or Brentwood neighborhoods? See below for info. on meal delivery.


Our Buildings 

Effective Tuesday, March 17

Our buildings are closed to the public and we’re honoring social distancing as we clean and sanitize our facilities, and prepare meals and bags of groceries for neighbors.

Questions? Please contact 608.241.1574 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Older Adult Center-Based Programming Suspended 

Effective Monday, March 16

Older Adult meals and activities will be canceled until further notice. We are registering participants for home-delivered meals by Goodman Community Center and SSM Health, establishing a phone tree for check-ins, wellness checks and connections to other resources as needed.

Questions, or need of services? Contact Gayle Laszewski at 608-204-8032 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Be Active at Home! 

  1. Tai Chi / Gentle Exercise instructor Rachel is offering online classes (via zoom.us). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get the link to the sessions. 
  2. Easy Yoga instructor Ellen has videos on her website at thewonderofyoga.com 

Thanks to Rachel and Ellen for offering these resources to help keep us active and well during this time. 


Fitness Center Closed 

Effective Monday, March 16

The Fitness Center will be closed until further notice. We will extend memberships for the duration of the closure.

Questions? Contact Tanya Martinez-Knauer at 608-204-8031 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Hospitality 

Effective Monday, March 16

No facility rentals through April 24. As we continue to respond to updated COVID-19 information, our no-bookings window may need to be extended.

Questions? Contact David Fisher at 608.204.8050 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Children's and Youth Programs 

Effective Monday, March 16

Children's and Youth programs will be closed until April 7. 

Questions? Contact Jennifer Lord at 608.204.8029 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Live in the Darbo/Worthington or Brentwood neighborhoods? See below for info. on meal delivery.

The Center is managing a distribution of dinners and groceries for families in the Darbo/Worthington & Brentwood neighborhoods.

Wednesday & Thursday – individual dinners

Friday – 2 family-style meals + a pantry bag of groceries

 

For delivery, call 608-807-4984 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and tell us:

1. Your address
2. How many meals you’d like for Wed/Thurs. + Friday
 
We’ll knock or ring your doorbell between 3:30-4:30 p.m. as we leave the meal on your doorstep. We strongly encourage  thorough hand-washing with soap and water before eating the meals.

*Menu is subject to change based on available resources. 

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CDC Coronavius Fact Sheet  //  CDC Coronavius Fact Sheet en Español 

CDC COVID-19 microsite

CDC What to do if you are sick  //   CDC What to do if you are sick en Español

Dane County COVID-19 Dashboard  //  Dane Co. Public Health website 

Dane Co. Resources  //  MMSD Free Meals for Kids Sites

UW Health has created a special hotline for the community to call with questions about the virus. Anyone who is considering being seen for coronavirus at a clinic, urgent care or emergency room is asked to call the UW Health hotline at (608) 720-5300.