In light of the FDA pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, this Situation Saturday we want to relate some vaccine information via the CDC. We believe it is important for you to understand the nuances of the vaccine options so you can make an informed decision about vaccination and make the best choice for your health, and the health of your loved ones. With clarity and courage, we learn more every day on how to stay healthy and navigate this pandemic.
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We are ecstatic to welcome back residential students to the classrooms and halls of the School at Springbrook! It has been a long journey to get to this point, but with clarity and courage, our dedicated educators, direct support staff, nurses and therapists, families, and students made this possible. The COVID-19 pandemic tested the metal of our community and we are so proud of how Springbrook has come together and met the moment. There are times that you are confronted by a situation that can define you forever. You can either define the moment, or let the moment define you. Springbrook has defined the moment!
Please enjoy and share this wonderful Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports video and join us in welcoming back our residential students!
Take a look at what determination can do! The proposed 23% funding cuts to the budget for New Yorkers with intellectual & developmental disabilities have been restored in the NYS FY 2021-22 final budget! Thank you to all who took on this fight and made your voices heard. With clarity and courage, we have made this moment possible!
Springbrook is pleased to offer a Moderna vaccination clinic on Wednesday, April 14 from 9 am to 1 pm. This clinic will be open to ANYONE, 18 years old or older from the local community. Spaces are limited, so please do not hesitate to schedule a vaccination appointment.
To make an appointment, please call Springbrook directly at 607-386-4846 x1901.
We invite you to take a look at “With Clarity and Courage” our contribution to the Fenimore Art Museum’s community exhibition series, on display until April 29 in Cooperstown, NY. The exhibit is comprised of pieces created during the pandemic by the residents and students of Springbrook. Now that the weather is starting to become a little nicer, take a few minutes and see this wonderful exhibit at the beautiful Fenimore Art Museum. Please click the link below for more information about visiting the museum.
The students at LeChase House could not wait to celebrate Easter, so they made a festive and delicious cake earlier this week! Josef is the “Cake Boss” at LeChase and we are super impressed with his talent. Have a wonderful and happy Easter!
This Situation Saturday we remind our families and employees that we have rescheduled the 2021 Spring Quarterly Family & Executive Update Webinars. The webinars were previously scheduled during the local school spring break. To ensure that families can enjoy time together and that staff can enjoy some well-earned time off, we have rescheduled the webinars. Check your email for details about the new dates, times, and registration information. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
This Wellness Wednesday we are happy to share that New York State has announced a new expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. As of yesterday, all New Yorkers 30 years of age and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning April 6, universal eligibility goes into effect and all New Yorkers 16 years of age and older will be eligible. Please check New York State Am I Eligible page below to make an appointment, and continue to monitor this feed for news regarding the vaccine. With clarity and courage, we take another step on the road to defeating the pandemic.
As March Madness is wrapping up, take a look at the fun had by students of the School at Springbrook’s Susquehanna House. Sports sure bring out the school spirit in the students, and they had a blast playing basketball. The students at Susquehanna house have shown us that there’s always time for a little madness.