Help House implements temporary procedures as COVID-19 precautions

Help House, at Lyndon, Kan., has notified the public that it will be changing operational policies due to the COVID-19 pandemic and per recommendations from Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and Kansas Department of Aging and Family Services. The Help House executive board of directors has initiated the following procedures for the next 60 days:

Help House will only be open to distribute food and emergency assistance.

Donations of food and monetary gifts will continue to be accepted. Receiving all other items is suspended until after this designated time period. Beginning March 16, 2020, each family will need an appointment for food pantry shopping or emergency assistance. To schedule an appointment, call 785-828-4888 during open hours.

During this designated time period, Help House hours will be extended as follows: 4-8 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Help House volunteers will take food pantry orders at curbside (no need to leave the vehicle). Volunteers will fill the food orders and deliver to vehicles to be loaded. Assistance is available as needed.

The mission of help house is to provide emergency assistance for the basic needs of individuals and families in Osage County. Thank you for your continued support and cooperation during this unprecedented time.

For more information about Help House’s services, email [email protected], call 785-828-4888, like Osage County Help House on Facebook, or stop by with appointment at 131 W. 15th St., Lyndon, Kan.

Information from Help House.

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