Cobb senior centers announce new protocols starting June 1


Cobb County Main Services – photo by Larry Felton Johnson

Cobb Senior Services announced new protocols for their multi-purpose and neighborhood centers that are expected to come into effect on June 1.

Multipurpose centers, which include the Freeman Poole Center, the North Cobb Seniors Center, the Senior wellness center, the Tim D. Lee Seniors Center, and the West Cobb Seniors Center will have the following protocols and times:

  • Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Masks, although no longer needed, are encouraged to be worn inside all senior citizen centers.
  • Temperature checks, although no longer necessary, are encouraged to continue upon arrival at the centers for the elderly.
  • The programming includes ongoing activities, courses and seminars.
  • Virtual programming will continue to be offered
  • Groups will start returning to the centers as soon as space allows.
  • Registration is available online and by phone only
  • Food can be brought by individuals (lunch / snacks / drinks). Microwaves will be available for use.
  • No food / coffee will be provided by the centers, except for special events, during which boxed or pre-packaged meals will be offered, whether the event is indoors or outdoors.
  • Water fountains will be available

the neighborhood centers, including the Austell Neighborhood Center, Marietta Neighborhood Center, and Noth Cobb Neighborhood Center (which is located in the North Cobb Senior Multi-Use Center) will have the following protocols and schedules:

  • Days / hours of operation will be Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Maximum number of twenty (20). This number includes the reader in the clients.
  • Masks, although no longer needed, are encouraged to be worn inside all senior citizen centers.
  • Masks should always be worn in a Cobb County vehicle.
  • Temperature checks are required before boarding a Cobb County vehicle.
  • Programming will include ongoing activities, nutrition education, necessary grant programs, seminars and socialization.
  • Virtual programming will continue to be offered
  • Food can be brought by individuals (lunch / snacks / drinks). Microwaves will be available for use.
  • Water fountains will be available.

Please contact Cobb Senior Services at 770-528-5355 or [email protected] if you have any questions. Updated information can be found at www.CobbSeniors.org.


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