Kellogg: Monroe Senior Center may open as soon as Sept. 1

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The Monroe Senior Center is located at 235 Cutlers Farm Road.

MONROE, CT — First Selectman Ken Kellogg says state guidance on the reopening of senior centers released Friday may allow the Monroe Senior Center to reopen with limited in-person activities and programming as soon as Sept. 1.

“Monroe’s senior center director will be working with the rest of our Emergency Management Team to evaluate the requirements and will communicate further details with our senior center members next week,” Kellogg wrote in a COVID-19 update issued Friday.

Monroe has had no new cases in the past week and has had a total of 139 since the pandemic began, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Reminders

Town Hall remains open by appointment only. Call departments for assistance. Appointments for many departments may be made online by clicking this link.

The first selectman reminds townspeople of state rules that remain in effect:

  • Private social gatherings are still limited to 25 people indoors and 100 outdoors.
  • Organized outdoor events are limited to 500 people with 15 feet of space “blanket to blanket.”
  • Residents returning from travel from certain states must submit a travel health form and self-quarantine for 14 days. For information, click here.

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