Jun. 8—Senior diners are returning to the Fort Gibson vitamin web site.
After being closed since Might 2020, as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the Fort Gibson vitamin web site reopened June 1 for individuals 60 and older.
The meals are served from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Frank Gladd American Legion Publish 20.
“It is simply to allow them to get out of the home, so they are not cooped up,” mentioned Delores Fields, assistant director of SAC Vitamin, which operates the location by means of the Japanese Oklahoma Improvement District. EODD covers Adair, Cherokee, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah, and Wagoner counties.
“They only must name the day earlier than and make reservations in the event that they wish to eat,” Fields mentioned. “In case you already go there and known as and made a reservation for at present, then on their paperwork, the place you register, it should have an R for reservations for tomorrow. You simply circle that they usually know to make reservations for you for tomorrow. If you have not eaten there, it’s a must to name the day forward and make reservations.”
On Monday, Joyce Corridor mentioned it is nice to be again on the vitamin web site.
“You get out of the home, and there is social contact,” she mentioned.
Fort Gibson Website Supervisor Erica Inexperienced mentioned on Monday that 14 individuals have eaten onsite or by drive-thru.
“We’re hoping that quantity goes up,” she mentioned.
Greene mentioned about 40 individuals ate and performed video games, comparable to dominoes, on the web site earlier than the pandemic.
“And, as of proper now, we’re not having video games but. It is simply form of dine in,” Inexperienced mentioned.
Fields mentioned individuals might resume taking part in video games across the first of July.
“We’re simply attempting to get within the groove for June,” she mentioned. “For this second, they’re simply consuming. I feel the primary of July, they’re purported to open again up full and play video games, sit round and socialize.”
SAC operates three vitamin websites in Muskogee County, Fields mentioned. There are also two Muskogee websites at Rayfield Baptist Church (Muskogee Douglas Heart), 602 Indianapolis St., and at Honor Heights Towers, 300 N. fortieth St. There are also vitamin websites in Wagoner, Checotah, Eufaula, Gore and Vian, in accordance with the EODD web site.
In case you go
WHAT: Fort Gibson Senior Vitamin Heart.
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. Lunch served.
WHERE: Frank Gladd American Legion Publish 20, 201 S.E. Railroad St.
RESERVATIONS: (918) 478-2097.
Different Muskogee County SAC Vitamin Websites
—Rayfield Baptist Church (Muskogee Douglas Heart), 602 Indianapolis St., Muskogee. Reservations, (918) 683-7282.
—Honor Heights Towers, 300 N. fortieth St, Muskogee. Reservations, (918) 687-5232.