The following local organizations are cancelling events because of concerns over the coronavirus:

Ivy Center cancels gatherings

All Ivy Center for Education activities for the month of April have been cancelled.

Grace Temple cancels events, to live stream church service

Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., suspended in-person church services for April, however, services will be live streamed at 11 a.m. Sundays. The pastor, the Rev. Amelio P. Howard, will be preaching. Details: or Grace Temple Baptist Church on Facebook or send email

Mt. Nebo cancels church services

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, 3201 W. Second Ave., announced cancellations. Regular worship service for April 5 has been cancelled. The Holy Week revival for April 7-9 has been postponed. The joint Easter Sunrise Service with New Town Baptist Church has been cancelled.

Bethlehem church at Dumas cancels program

Bethlehem Worship Center Church at Dumas cancelled the 2020 Women’s Conference that had been scheduled for April 3-5.