Branch Communication | YMCA DC

Branch Communication

Due to the spread of the Coronavirus around the United States, according to the CDC:

  • members that have travelled to any country that has a Level 3 Travel Health Notice will be asked to stay home for 14-days from the time they left an area with widespread, ongoing community spread and practice social distancing. The countries that are currently on the CDC’s Level 3 Travel Health Notice include China, Iran, and South Korea; Europe (Schengen Area): Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City; and the United Kingdom and Ireland: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland
  • members that have travelled to any country that has a Level 2 Travel Health Notice should watch their health during travel and for 14 days after returning to the United States and practice social distancing. Japan is currently on the CDC’s Level 2 Travel Health Notice.

The CDC recommends that you call your healthcare professional if you feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19.  Your healthcare professional will work with your state’s public health department and CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.

As more information becomes available from the CDC; WHO; Health Department; and local, state and federal government; the YMCA will update important member information accordingly at:

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All YMCA of Metropolitan Washington facilities are closed. The YMCA plans to reopen all YMCA facilities as soon as it is permitted by the government officials and supported by health organizations. The Y is currently supporting critical needs in each community. Learn more at