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City acting to close Anacortes Senior Center and is cancelling events there in light of new recommendations from Skagit County Health Dept. 

In coordination with Skagit County Public Health, Mayor Laurie Gere has directed that the Anacortes Senior Activity Center will be closed indefinitely beginning Wednesday, March 11. 

Meals on Wheels - There are currently no changes to the Meals on Wheels Program.  Daily hot meal delivery will continue, Monday through Friday and frozen weekend meals for Meals on Wheels clients as long as staffing and volunteer capacity allows.  

Congregate Lunch Program (In-House Lunch Service) - The congregate lunch program will be closed until further notice.  Frozen meals are available for pick up.  Arrangements can be made by calling the Senior Activity Center at 360-293-7473. 

Special Events - Special events associated with the Center will be cancelled including:

Meals on Wheels fundraising events including the Wii Bowling Bash, The Bingo & Baked Potato Bar and the March for Meals Bowling Bash. Also cancelled will be the Saint Patrick’s Day Luncheon, the Unconventional Runway Show and the Kevin Carroll Ukulele workshops and concert. Any events beyond April 4th will be considered as we get closer to the events.

Updates - Updates regarding the closure and eventual re-opening of the Center will be posted on the Center’s website (, the Anacortes Senior Activity Center Facebook page, on the Center’s answering machine and on the front door of the ASAC.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,678 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

298 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
37,483 Fully Vaccinated
52,143 Initial Doses Given


362,276 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,632 Hospitalizations

5,422 Deaths Statewide
1,982,674 Fully Vaccinated
2,927,970 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 21, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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