Gerber Memorial Hospital

Tamarac, Spa and child watch close as coronavirus spreads

March 16, 2020

Tamarac, a member of Spectrum Health

FREMONT, Mich., March 16, 2020 – Tamarac, the Center for Health and Well-being, will close effective today, March 16, to help slow the transmission of coronavirus.

All activities and appointments at the Wellness Center and the Skincare Center and Spa are cancelled. The Treehouse Child Watch will also be closed starting at 3 p.m. today

Because of the rapidly changing situation related to the coronavirus pandemic, updates and new information will be shared in real time on Tamarac’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TamaracWellness/

Questions can also be directed to: tamarac.membership@spectrumhealth.org

Tamarac announced the following today:

  • Membership dues for this month, March 16-March 31, will be credited to members’ accounts.
  • If Tamarac remains closed on April 1, April dues will not be charged.
  • Dues will only resume when the building reopens.
  • Members are advised to allow 5-7 business days for credits to be processed.
  • Participants in all classes and programs will get a credit for future programs and classes.

“Out of an abundance of concern for the safety and wellbeing of our staff and our community, we have no choice but to close Tamarac to help reduce the chances of transmission of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and we will reopen as soon as Spectrum Health medical and health experts advise us that it is safe to do so,” said Amanda Irwin, wellness Center manager. “We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Based on the advice of health experts and medical professionals, we want to do our part to minimize social contact and assist with social distancing.”

In addition, Tamarac staff will be assigned to support community efforts in coming days and weeks.

Community members, churches, schools, businesses and others are encouraged to visit www.spectrumhealth.org/covid19 to access informational resources.

People in the state of Michigan who are experiencing symptoms can call Spectrum Health’s hotline 616.391.2380 to be scheduled for a free virtual screening. Anyone with severe or life-threatening symptoms should call 911.

Contact:
Azlan Ibrahim
Communications Manager
Office: 231.924.1264
Mobile: 616.227-1940
Email: azlan.ibrahim@spectrumhealth.org