CPSD REVISED DAYS LUNCH-TO-GO IS OFFERED
The health and well-being of Canton students is top priority. Canton Public School District wants to make sure students have access to well-balanced meals during this time. Therefore, the Canton Public School District will now only serve Lunch-To-Go Monday through Thursday beginning on April 6, 2020 until further notice at McNeal and Canton Elementary Schools. The staff will use Friday to restock supplies and sanitize the area to ensure everyone's safety. All school-aged children will eat FREE. Children MUST BE PRESENT to get their meal. Lunch will be served from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
A WORD FROM
We are presently living in difficult days and difficult times. The Coronavirus epidemic is a global threat to
the health and well-being of all mankind. This pandemic has caused us to rethink our behavior and to
modify our socialization.
The President of the United States, under the recommendation of the Center for Disease Control and
Prevention, has recommended an assembly of no more than ten Americans at a time. This virus spread
is basically a consequence of human-to-human transmission, through coughing, sneezing and
Despite the fact there are no vaccines at this time, social isolation and crowd mitigation appear to be the
best therapy. It is in the best interest of the Church, its pastor and all its members to consider and take
under advisement creative ministry. Creative ministry is designed to offer alternative ways or methods
of worship, with the core component being the absence of large gatherings. Several suggestions have
Graveside funerals with the attendance of just the family and funeral home visitation have been
suggested. Some churches have decided to have virtual services through Facebook, pre-recordings and
other forms of social media outlets. This issue is extremely emotional and personal.
As the Mayor of the City of Canton, I am asking all pastors, churches and funeral home directors, in their
decision making, to consider the recommendation of the President of the United States. His
recommendation is commensurate with my recommendation as a mayor and practicing physician.
However, the Church has the final decision as to how it wishes to continue its funerals and its worship.