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ALL SENIOR CENTER PROGRAMS ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ARE WORKING REMOTELY AND WILL DO OUR BEST TO RETURN ANY INQUIRIES IN A TIMELY MANNER.

 

March 4, 2020

 

Re: In response to the COVID-19 Virus Edmonds Senior Center will suspend all Programs and Activities effective Thursday March 5, 2020

 

Earlier today Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers declared a State of Emergency in the County in response to the COVID-19 virus. The Edmonds Senior Center has decided out of an abundance of caution to suspend all programs and activities until further notice effective Thursday March 5. The Everett Senior Center closed earlier today.

 

Seniors are one of the highest at-risk groups. In consideration of our priority for member safety we believe this is the appropriate response. One of the factors in our decision is that unlike every other Senior Center in the County we are spread over 14 different transition locations, and thus are not in control of maintenance and custodial operations.  

 

We will monitor the situation continuously and keep you and the community informed. The administrative office will remain open and the Board and Committees will continue to function. 

 

Farrell Fleming, Executive Director

 

 

Please call the office with any questions and for updates at 425-774-5555 ext 104

  

 

 

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SNOHOMISH HEALTH DISTRICT:"

 

For immediate release

 

March 4, 2020

 

 

CONTACT:

Heather Thomas, 425.339.8688, hthomas@snohd.org

Kent Patton, 425.388.3883, kent.patton@snoco.org

Kimberley Cline, 425.257.8687, kcline@everettwa.gov

 

    

                                                                                                    

Snohomish County United in Response to COVID-19

 

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Out of an abundance of caution over the spread of COVID-19, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin are declaring a State of Emergency for Snohomish County and the City of Everett, in coordination with Snohomish County’s Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters, who has simultaneously declared a Public Health Emergency for the County.

 

Executive Somers, Dr. Spitters and Mayor Franklin will be available to answer media questions at a joint press conference at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday, March 5) in the Public Meeting Rooms on the Snohomish County Campus.

 

“We know people are concerned, and this declaration will help us work together to keep people safe,” Executive Somers said. “These declarations formalize the work we’ve been doing together since the first COVID-19 coronavirus case was confirmed on January 21, 2020. Collaboration with all of our partners is what makes Snohomish County resilient. The public can be assured we are responding as quickly and decisively as possible.”

 

“These proclamations make it easier for us to continue to work with our partners as we use the best available medical strategies to keep our community safe and healthy,” said Dr. Spitters. “It also provides the flexibility needed to respond to this rapidly evolving issue.”

 

“The Board of Health will be convening to consider a resolution that formally authorizes the Snohomish Health District to use emergency reserves in this response,” said Stephanie Wright, chair for the Board of Health and Snohomish County councilmember.  “We stand ready to support the staff and our partners in the efforts critically needed in the coming days and weeks.”

 

“We are working in collaboration with the County to ensure our residents are up-to-date on the situation,” said Mayor Franklin. “These are precautionary steps to ensure we have maximum flexibility as a community to respond. We ask our residents to take necessary steps to ensure their and their family’s health and safety.”  

 

 

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Whether you enjoy fun trips, educational classes, health information, or a variety of other activities and good company, the center is the place to come. Our activities and classes change from season to season. Download our Newsletter for complete details about current activities.

 

CarePartners and Edmonds Senior Center present

Healthy Living Fair 2020

Improve Your Health ~ Improve Your Life

Friday, April 17th   10:00am-2:00pm

*FREE Admission*FREE Screenings*FREE Giveaways*

Location:  Edmonds Church of God (8224 - 220th St SW, Edmonds-in the Gym)

Find ways to keep yourself motivated towards a healthy lifestyle. Stay focused on fitness, nutrition, and all around better health! We’ll have many different community businesses and wellness based organizations giving out lots of information and other goodies too! Lunch will be provided for 200 seniors courtesy of Fairwinds Brighton Court Lynnwood. Please come out and support the Center for one of our biggest fundraising events!

Table sponsorships still available ~ Contact Michelle Burke in the Admin Office at 425.954.2520 or email

 

 

Looking to turn in your 2020 Membership Form? 

We have a Red Lock Box that you can drop your form and payment in. 

It is located at Holy Trinity Edmonds Church (657 Daley Street) in the downstairs Fellowship Hall.

The church is open:

Mon - 8:30am to 1:00pm

Tue/Wed/Thu - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Fri - 9:30am to 1:30pm

 

You can also mail your form to PO Box 717, Edmonds, WA 98020

Thank you for your continued support!

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CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES

We offer more than 70 programs, classes and activities.  Whether you are interested in music, art, current events, games or languages we have something to offer you. Our newsletter has a complete listing of all of our program offerings.  Click the "News" link at the top of this page to open a pdf.