Salem shuts down senior center, library event in wake of public gathering decree

Salem is closing its city-run senior center, Center 50+, for the next 30 days starting Monday, March 16.

Center 50+ serves around 900 seniors each day through programs, meals and activities like fitness classes.

The news of the closure was announced Thursday afternoon.

Marilyn Daily-Blair, manager of Center 50+, said the center chose to close following Gov. Kate Brown . . .

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