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03/12/2020

COVID-19 & PCCA

March 12, 2020

As a community art center, we want to keep our patrons up to date on how Paint Creek Center for the Arts is responding to the recent announcement by Gov. Whitmer regarding COVID-19.

PCCA is approaching this outbreak seriously and monitoring the situation with the health and safety of our patrons and community in mind.We are following all recommendations made by federal, state and local authorities. We will update the following information if changes in these recommendations affect PCCA classes, workshops, events, etc. To receive the most up-to-date information about happenings at PCCA, follow us on Facebook.

As of today, Saturday, March 13, 2020, PCCA has cancelled all remaining Winter Term activities scheduled between 3/16 through 3/22.

As added precaution, PCCA staff and faculty are increasing our frequency in cleaning common areas which includes wiping down doorknobs,handrails, tables, chairs, sinks and bathrooms.  We ask that those who intend to visit PCCA in the near future, whether for classes or as a patron in our exhibition or Art Market, to please follow CDC best practices to prevent illness:

  • Wash your hands with soap often, and/or use hand sanitizer with 60%+ alcohol
  • Avoid close contact with others
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with handkerchief, Kleenex, or your elbow
  • Avoid touching your face

We ask that you not visit Paint Creek Center for the Arts in any capacity if you or a loved one are sick.  Those that have recently traveled to or from a country that has a Level 3 Travel Health Notice(widespread, ongoing transmission), including: China, Italy, Iran and South Korea should refer to CDC for self-quarantine recommendations.

PCCA encourages everyone to stay informed and take any necessary precaution to stay safe and healthy. For more information on COVID-19and precautionary measures, please refer to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Stay safe!

Elizabeth (Beth) Chilton
Executive Director



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