COVID-19 Updates & SOAR

Due to the COVID-19 crisis we will continue to post updates via email, Facebook, and our website. Please feel free to contact us at (920) 731-9831 or info@soarfoxcities.com with any questions.

Office Closure: 

As of now, visitors to the office will be limited only to those with an appointment or those who are attending activities Please call the office to make an appointment at 920-731-9831. 

In-Person Activities:

Check our newsletters for our steady introduction of bringing back in-person activities. There are a few activities throughout June at local parks. We will continue to practice safe social distancing and limiting attendees in order to keep our participants safe and healthy. Check out our newsletters for more details and our registration page to sign up!

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD)-Living Well grant has been working on plain language materials on the COVID-19 vaccine.  They have been working with Mitch Hagopian from Disability Rights Wisconsin and Marcia Stickel R.N. who both have a role on the State Medical Disaster Committee. See all the details you need for the COVID-19 vaccine here:

https://soarfoxcities.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/COVID-19-Vaccine-Booklet-F.pdf

If you prefer a video informative:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkQXm2SlZj8&t=1s

For assistance and information regarding your COVID vaccine, check out this document on the BPDD Helpline!

Resources

The following link will take you to a COVID-19 toolkit created by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD). It reviews handwashing etiquette, things to do while staying safer at home, and provides information about the virus.

https://wi-bpdd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Wisconsin-COVID-19-Resource-Toolkit-FINAL-fillable.pdf

The following link will take you to the Self Determination Channel on YouTube, which is also supported by BPDD. The video explains how to create “My Safer at Home Plan” and what items you need in your home to be “Safer at Home.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1UyoXdeG94

Information for 211 – which can be found via this link: https://www.unitedwayfoxcities.org/covid-19/211-covid-19/

Special Olympics:

All Special Olympics WI sanctioned sports are cancelled through August 31st. In lieu of Special Olympics sports, SOAR Fox Cities will be offering recreational sports. There will be no competitions, and no uniforms, but you will still learn valuable skills and be able to socialize safely at a distance! Contact Lisa Volkman for more information on rec sports.  

*Recreational sports offered through SOAR Fox Cities are in no way associated with Special Olympics’ sports. 

Bowling

Registration is closed for this season, but keep in mind for next year!

Basketball

Basketball will look different this year.  There are 3 levels of skills.  First practice is on January 18th!   As soon as information is released from Special Olympics of WI, we will have answers.  A registration form is available HERE or e-mail Lisa V. at lisav@soarfoxcities.com and she will get one to you!

Powerlifting

There will be no Powerlifting practices or competitions this year due to COVID-19.

Swimming

We will release information about Swimming this season as soon as we know more from SO WI.

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