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    #WeRecAtHome – WeHo’s Recreation Programing Goes Virtual During COVID-19

    City of West Hollywood has taken its Recreation Programing online while the City Continues to adhere to LA County’s Safer at Home Order.

    The City’s #WeRecAtHome series will provide access to virtual programs and resources created by Recreation Services staff directly to the community. The City is developing content in a variety of recreation categories, each one with “We” to remind our community that we are united and we are #WeHoStrong. Categories include: WeFitness, WeDance, WeSports, WeCreate, WePlay, WeCare, WeEducate, WeRecreate, and WeCook.

    “Staying engaged and active in creative ways is essential during this unprecedented time,” said City of West Hollywood Mayor John D’Amico. “As part of our City’s response, our Recreation Services team has launched the #WeRecAtHome series, a virtual Recreation Center that provides fun and educational activities, crafts, tutorials, games, and activities that people of all ages can enjoy from the comfort of their own homes. Come join us for #WeRecAtHome.”

    #WeRecAtHome’s recreation programming includes indoor scavenger hunts, art tutorials, self-care tips, sports drills, cooking tutorials, and virtual fitness programs for people of all ages that will be posted daily. Programming is designed to assist community members in limiting physical contact in promote social distancing while giving people tools to stay creative, active, and healthy. In addition to accessing the #WeRecAtHome series online through the website at www.weho.org/recreation, there will also be tips and tools posted on the City’s Recreation Services social media pages, atwww.facebook.com/westhollywoodrec and www.instagram.com/wehorec.

    The City of West Hollywood has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and is advising community members to adhere to Los Angeles County Safer at Home and California State Stay at Home orders.

    The City’s Recreation Services Division has suspended site-based operations until further notice and has cancelled facility reservations, programs, events, and activities. Additionally, parks are currently closed. Cancellations include programs and events listed in the Spring Rec Reader publication.

    The City urges everyone to stay in place, maintain your space, and cover your face. Leave home only for essential needs; always use social distancing of at least six feet; and follow guidelines to use cloth face coverings such as bandanas or scarves so that medical masks, which are in short supply, are prioritized for health professionals.

    West Hollywood City Hall is currently closed to the public and has suspended all in-person transactions. All public City buildings, playgrounds, parks, and facilities are closed. City Hall will remain accessible for business and essential services with transactions to be conducted by phone (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at www.weho.org.

    The City of West Hollywood coronavirus updates are available at www.weho.org/coronavirus and the City encourages community members to follow @wehocity on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and turn on notifications for up-to-date information regarding details in the City of West Hollywood.

    To view essential-business City meetings, tune in to WeHoTV at:

    Spectrum Channel 10 (in West Hollywood)
    AT&T U-verse Channel 99 (in Southern California)
    SmartTV Apps: AndroidTV; AppleTV; FireTV; and Roku
    For notifications by email, subscribe to the City’s E-Notifications at www.weho.org/email. Visit the City’s event and meetings calendar at www.weho.org/calendar and news archive at www.weho.org/news. To receive urgent updates to your phone by text and to your email, text your ZIP code to 888-777.

    For updates and information about the current numbers of COVID-19 cases in the United States and in Los Angeles County, the spread of the virus, severity, treatments, precautions, and other important public health information in multiple languages, please visit websites for:

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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