For Immediate Release

Dorothy Powell Senior Center Will Temporarily Reduce Hours Starting March 16

CASA GRANDE, AZEffective Monday, March 16, the City of Casa Grande will temporarily reduce hours at the Dorothy Powell Senior Center and suspend non-essential activities until further notice.  This decision is a proactive measure designed to help protect a high-risk population during this serious public health challenge.  By temporarily making these changes, the most vulnerable members of our community will have reduced chances of community spread of the COVID-19 virus.  The City of Casa Grande is striving to continue to offer essential services while significantly lowering health risk.  The changes at Dorothy Powell Senior Center are listed below.

  • The Senior Center will only be open for congregate meals from 11:30 am-12:30 pm Monday through Friday beginning March 16, 2020. The office will be open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm but will have no public access.
  • All activities and programs at the Senior Center will be suspended.
  • The Home Delivered Meal program will continue, but will begin using single use trays and enact other procedures to limit contact between employees, volunteers and participants.
  • Transportation will continue but be restricted to only essential trips to and from the Center for Congregate Meals.

For questions or additional information regarding the Dorothy Powell Senior Center, please call 520-421-8760 between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

The City of Casa Grande will continue evaluate the Dorothy Powell Senior Center as this rapidly evolving health situation changes daily.