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Canton Senior Center employees wave outside the front entrance. The center is reopening with full capacity and hours starting May 10.

Cherokee County Senior Services will lift capacity limitations and resume normal business hours at its senior centers starting May 10.

“We are so excited to get our clients back in the centers and socializing with their friends again,” Cherokee County Senior Services Director Tim Morris said in a statement. “Although 90 percent of our senior clients are fully vaccinated, we will continue to keep several safety protocols in place.”

The Senior Center in Canton plans to reopen May 10 with capacity limitations lifted. The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center is closed Saturday and Sunday. Masks will continue to be required at the Canton center, but social distancing requirements will be lifted.

The Ball Ground Senior Center will reopen May 11 with capacity limitations lifted. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The center is closed Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Clients will continue to be required to wear a mask. The building falls under mask requirements issued by the Ball Ground City Council.

For both centers, clients will have their temperatures checked each day, and both staff and clients who feel sick will not be allowed to enter. Clients who take CATS transportation will have their temperature checked before boarding the bus.

For information about the Cherokee Senior Centers reopenings, call 770-345-2675.

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