Annual Auction for Heritage Museum
Due to CoViD-19, our annual Ice Cream Social and Auction was cancelled. We invite you to grab a bowl of ice cream and join as we conduct monthly online auctions this fall. The purpose of the auction is to raise funds to help with the costs of restoring the old bank building in town. We encourage you bid high and bid often. Thank you to local businesses and individuals who are donating items for auction.
The first two auctions were held Thursday evening, July 30th and Thursday, August 27th. The third is September 24th at 7:00 pm, starting with item #21. Ten items are featured each auction night. Check out the items up for auction at – https://www.facebook.com/RBSHeritageMuseum/photos/ — click on Auction 2020. Hope to see you soon online!
Step Back in Time Shop is open!
Fridays Noon until 5pm and Saturdays 10am until 2pm. Classes returned in September. Check in out at – https://www.facebook.com/SBiT2020
Red Pump Café returns Saturday, September 19th 7pm at the Step Back in Time shop. It is Doyle Smith memorial Bad Joke Night. Come join in the fun!
Vision 2020 cares about our community.
Life is changing, for awhile at least. Our restaurants have closed their dining rooms and are doing take out. Classes and events are being rescheduled. Our stores are doing their best to keep their shelves stocked. Our health care professionals are hard at work. Our churches are checking on people and everywhere people are praying. Everyone is concerned and doing their best.
So what can you do to protect yourself? There is a lot of information out there and not all of it is accurate. The following comes from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) your best source for health information. There are a number of links to more information, they will appear in blue.
Stay safe, we care about each of you.
How to Protect Yourself
Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.
Know How it Spreads
- There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
- The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
- The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
- Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
- These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Take steps to protect yourself
Clean your hands often
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
Take steps to protect others
Cover coughs and sneezes
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Throw used tissues in the trash.
- Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Wear a facemask if you are sick
- If you are sick: You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare provider’s office. If you are not able to wear a facemask (for example, because it causes trouble breathing), then you should do your best to cover your coughs and sneezes, and people who are caring for you should wear a facemask if they enter your room. Learn what to do if you are sick.
- If you are NOT sick: You do not need to wear a facemask unless you are caring for someone who is sick (and they are not able to wear a facemask). Facemasks may be in short supply and they should be saved for caregivers.
Clean and disinfect
- Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
- If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection. Complete Guide to disinfecting.
Upcoming Community Events
Many Community Events have been put on hold until this virus is under control. Please check back as the days go by to see what is going on in RBS and follow us on fb at @Vision2020inc