Lyngblomsten Services and Events Affected by COVID-19 Precautionary Measures
Like many organizations around the state of Minnesota and the world, health and safety guidelines issued by government agencies require us to cancel or modify events and services we provide in order to prevent the further spread of Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19).
Below is a list of events and services that have been impacted by COVID-19 precautions and social distancing guidelines issued by the CDC.
The Spring Gala, Husby Concert, and Corporate Annual Meeting are affected by the social distancing and visitor restrictions. Modifications for these events are in discussion, and revised plans will be posted here as soon as decisions have been finalized.
- The Spring Gala was converted to a viritual event.
- The Husby Concert is cancelled.
- The Corporate Annual Meeting was converted to a virutal event.
- The Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival is cancelled.
Activities offered through Lyngblomsten Community Services (2nd Half with Lyngblomsten) are suspended until further notice. This includes activities offered at our host sites in St. Paul (Lyngblomsten campus) and White Bear Lake (Redeemer Lutheran Church), The Gathering, caregiver support groups, and our in-home caregiver respite program. Visit 2nd Half with Lyngblomsten’s COVID-19 information page for more updates on program cancelations.
We continue to provide support and resources to caregivers remotely, including via email and over the phone. These resources include our Caregiver Resource & Referral Service and REACH (Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health), emails with activity suggestions, support groups via telephone, and more. Visit our COVID-19 Caregiver Resources & Support page for more details, or contact us at 651.632.5320 or email@example.com. Someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
Anna’s café and gift shop is operating during limited hours until further notice. The hours are 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM during the week (Monday through Friday). The café and gift shop will be closed on the weekend. At this time, there is no salad bar available but daily specials and quick cook items are still offered. See the Anna’s webpage for more menu information.
Activities offered to the public on our campus are canceled indefinitely, effective March 11. This includes:
- Worship services in the Newman-Benson Chapel (Sunday ecumenical service, Wednesday Rosary and Mass, quarterly memorial service, funerals)
- Concerts and other group gatherings hosted in the Newman-Benson Chapel
- Wings of Nutrition program offering free bread on Tuesday mornings
- Free popcorn offered in the Lyngblomsten Care Center lobby on Thursday afternoons
Changes or cancellations of other events and services will be listed here as they are determined. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.