Coronavirus: List of business closures, changes because of virus concerns

Photo: Mark Fisher
Photo: Mark Fisher

Many businesses have closed temporarily or announced new hours in response to coronavirus concerns:

Restaurants and bars have been ordered to close by Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton. Carry-out and delivery options are still available.

Ohio’s barber shops, hair and nail salons and tattoo parlors have also been ordered to close their doors.

Ambercrombie & Fitch has closed all stores in North America until March 28.

Apple has closed all stores outside of China until March 27.

Bath & Body Works has closed all its U.S. and Canada stores but will continue to pay its workers. Online shopping is still available.

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Banana Republic Factory temporarily closed all stores in the U.S. and Canada for the next two weeks.

Beck + Call announced March 17 that they are closed until further notice, but are able to ship anything in stock. Customers can message the boutique's social media accounts for order.

Bill's Donut Shop in Centerville has temporarily closed as of March 17.

Cincinnati Premium Outlets is temporarily closed until March 29.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is temporarily closed until further notice.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is temporarily closed as of March 16.

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Dayton Metro Library branches, Troy-Miami County library branches and Washington-Centerville library branches are closed for an undetermined time.

Dorothy Lane Market modified store hours at all locations from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. DLM also asks customers to shop after 8 a.m. so those who are older or have compromised immune systems can shop between 7 and 8 a.m.

Everlane is temporarily closing its stores, but their online shop will remain open.

Forever 21 closed all retail stores effective March 18 and plan to reopen Monday 30. Customers are still able to place orders on forever21.com.

Goodwill stores, donation centers, and one outlet store that are run by Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley are closed as of Monday, March 23. Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley runs 32 stores throughout the Miami Valley, as well as one outlet store, four donation centers, and one auto auction site. The online store will also suspend operations, but the auto auction will still accept donations at 937-228-AUTO. Actual auto auctions are suspended until further notice. 

H&M is closing all retail stores in the U.S. until April 2. The store has waived return shipping fees for any purchases made in the next 30 days and are offering free shipping on online purchases. H&M also extended the period for in-store returns and will accepts returns on purchases made within the last 30 days once the retail stores reopen.

Home Depot announced that as of March 19, it will be closing its stores daily at 6 p.m.

JCPenney announced March 18 that it is closed until April 2, but that customers can still shop at jcp.com or on its app.

Jos. A. Bank announced March 17 that it would close all of its stores until the end of the month. Online shopping is still available, as are rental, custom and ship-to-store services.

Kohl's announced March 19 that it would temporarily close its stores nationwide. Customers can still shop online at Kohls.com or using the Kohl's app to have items shipped to their homes.

Kroger will reduce its hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. to allow employees to restock and to clean stores. Restrictions on quantities for some products are in effect.

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Lowes is reducing its hours and closing all stores at 8:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and at 7 p.m. on Sunday beginning March 23.

Lululemon is limiting store hours to noon to 6 p.m. They are suspending store-based gatherings, such as yoga classes and running clubs.

Luna Gifts & Botanicals announced March 17 that it is temporarily suspending hours.

Macy's is closing their stores temporarily between March 17 and March 31. This includes Bloomingdale's and Bluemercury stores. They will continue to fulfill orders online during this time. 

Menards has announced that it will no longer allow children under 16 or pets (except for service dogs) in the store. It is also restricting its hours to 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday.

National Museum of the US Air Force is closed until further notice.

Old Navy is temporarily closing all retail stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico starting March 19.

Patagonia is temporarily closing their stores. They are also halting online orders.

Sephora is closing retail stores in the U.S. and Canada from March 18 to April 3. Customers can still make purchases from the company's website and app. Standard shipping fees have been waived through April 3. To redeem, use the code FREESHIP.

United Dairy Farmers has changed its hours and some of its practices. All UDF locations and gas pumps will now remain open from 5 a.m. to midnight, and the company has temporarily stopped allowing refillable cups or coffee mugs.

Urban Outfitters is closing stores globally until March 28.

Walmart is reducing hours to 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Stores that open later than 7 a.m. will continue their regular starting hours. Also, the store will have an hourlong period each Tuesday for customers 60 and older for the hour before the store opens. It also will limit how much customers can buy of certain categories.

Wright Memorial Library in Oakwood is closed through April 5.

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