- MOST RECENT UPDATE as of March 12th, 2020, 2:20 PM
Grossmont Center is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact on our region and community. Out of an abundance of caution, Grossmont Center has decided to RESCHEDULE ALL MARCH EVENTS. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we navigate this public health issue in the context of keeping our communities safe.
RESCHEDULED EVENT DATES
- Bike Safety Fair & Bike Rodeo: RESCHEDULE DATE TBD
- Easter Egg Hunt: RESCHEDULE DATE TBD
- Slime Pop Up Bazaar: 4/25
- The San Diego Vintage Flea Market: 4/26
- First Saturday Local Pop Up Market: 5/2
- MUDDFEST: 6/12
- Updated March 11th, 2020, 5:25 PM
The ownership of Grossmont Center is concerned with the health and well-being of our customers. We recommend that our customers read the following summary detailing the response of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the coronavirus (COVID-19) to date.
The CDC is closely monitoring. An outbreak of respiratory illness cause by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
The CDC has recently published the following tips, of which is taken directly from their website. Per the CDC, “the best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.” However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventative actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol- based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your mouth or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. The CDC also suggests keeping yourself informed as new information is released, and following public health advance regarding school closures, avoiding crowds, and other social distancing measures.
The below links provide additional information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).
- World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/
- Centers for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/
For all upcoming events, regardless of size, Grossmont Center is instituting rigorous environmental cleaning before and after any event, as well as encouraging the practice of preventative behaviors. We, along with many organizations in our community, are discussing canceling some of our spring events in an effort to help contain the coronavirus (COVID-19). We will be making these choices on a case-by-case basis and will update our website frequently in the coming weeks regarding our decisions.
Our team will continue to monitor the situation and provide updated information when warranted. Should you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Updated March 11th, 2020, 1:20 PM
Grossmont Center takes the threat of COVID-19 very seriously. The shopping center has adopted a strategy to manage the current risk.
Grossmont Center is open for business as usual and is taking practical steps to keep our property safe by increasing the frequency of cleaning and concentrating on high-risk areas. The center has increased its daily cleaning to all touchpoints, such as elevator buttons, door handles and door plates.
Best practice hand washing posters have been displayed in the customer bathrooms with information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) as provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The shopping center is fully supportive of the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency’s message and encourages all our shoppers to adopt best practices in personal hygiene – including frequent and thorough hand washing – to help prevent the spread of the virus.