There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it. Stores are having to implement plans and change the “business as usual” model to adapt to quarantines, supply shortages and self-distancing. Here’s a continuously updated list of Coronavirus closings updates.
last updated 3/24
Aldi – stores new operating hours are 9am to 7pm
Bi-Lo – stores closing at 8pm. 8am-9am M-F is reserved for seniors and high-risk shoppers
Fresh Market – first hour of business, 8am-9am, Monday through Friday is for seniors and high risk shoppers
Dollar General – Dollar General will close one hour earlier than posted store closing times to allow employees to clean and restock. Also, they are asking shoppers to allow the elderly to shop the first hour of the day.
Harris Teeter – closing stores at 8pm
Publix – Stores open at 8am and are now closing at 8pm for cleaning and restocking. Pharmacy hours are 9am to 6pm. UPDATE – stores will open at 7am for seniors and high risk shoppers.
Sprouts – store hours are now 7am to 8pm
Target – Stores will close at 9pm. The first hour of operating hours on Wednesdays is being designated for high-risk shoppers.
Walgreens – most locations are adopting a 9am-9pm schedule, including stores that were previously 24 hours.
Walmart – New policy effective March 19, 2020, Walmart U.S. stores will open at 7 am and close at 8:30 pm. Associates will still be working regular hours around the clock stocking and cleaning. From March 24 to April 28, Walmart stores will have an hour long “Senior Shopping Event” every Tuesday starting one hour before opening (so, from 6 to 7 am) for customers 60 and older. Read more about it here, including item limitations and temporary Auto Center closures.
Winn-Dixie – reserving the hour between 8am and 9am, Monday-Friday, as shopping for seniors and at-risk groups. Read their recommended shopping policies here.
Here’s a handy at-a-glance visual to some of the more popular stores:
Pretty much all restaurants at this point have closed their dining rooms and gone to drive-thru, carryout or delivery only.
Chick-fil-a – drive thru only service
McDonald’s – locations in highly affected areas are doing drive-thru only
Panera – drive thru only service
Starbucks – precautions being taken on a store by store basis
Taco Bell – drive thru only service
Take advantage of services like GrubHub and DoorDash so you don’t have to go to restaurants in person!
Abercrombie – closed
Apple Store – closed until further notice
Barnes & Noble – reduced hours
Bath & Body Works – closed until March 29th
Bed, Bath and Beyond – temporarily closing 800 stores that do not have health and beauty departments thru 4/3
Belk – closed until March 30th
Best Buy – remaining open with shortened store hours – 10am to 6pm
Build A Bear – April 2nd
Five Below – closed until at least March 31st
Ikea – closed until further notice
JCPenney – closed until April 2nd
Kohl’s – stores closed until April 1st. Spend your Kohl’s cash online.
Macy’s – closed until March 31st
Michael’s – Workshops cancelled thru 3/28
Nike – closed
Old Navy – stores closed for at least 2 weeks as of March 19th
Party City – closed until March 31st
Regal Cinemas – closed until further notice
Sephora – closed until April 3rd
Ulta – closed until March 31st
Verizon – some locations closed
Busch Gardens – Closed until March 31st
Disneyland – Closed March 14th – March 31st
Dollywood – Closed until March 28th
Great Wolf Lodge – Closed March 15th – April 1st
Legoland – Closed until March 31st
Metropolitan Opera – performances cancelled through March 31st. Tune in starting Monday, March 16th for live stream performances!
Sea World – Closed until March 31st
Universal Studios Florida & Hollywood – Closed until March 3st
Walt Disney World – Closed March 16th – March 31st
I’ll keep you posted on Coronavirus closings as I hear of them. Know of something not listed? Drop a comment! 👇