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Businesses impacted due to COVID-19

In an attempt to slow/stop the spread of COVID-19, businesses and organizations are shutting down or restricting access and hours.

– Warren General Hospital will implement a NO VISITOR policy. The exceptions will be Maternity Health Care and those patients near end-of-life. In these cases, one (1) visitor will be allowed at a time.

Starting Saturday March 21, Hospital access will be limited to entrances “F” (Main Entrance), “B” (Riverside Entrance) and “E” (Emergency Care Center).

After 6 pm, WGH asks that everyone enter through the Emergency Entrance “E.”

All patients/individuals entering Warren General Hospital will be “screened” though a series of questions regarding potential COVID-19 exposure, travel and health symptoms.

In compliance with government mandates and recommendations, Warren General Hospital is limiting services and procedures to only those determined to be of an EMERGENT or URGENT need. WGH asks all patients to contact your Primary Care Physician or Specialist Physician for more information.

The WGH cafeteria seating area will be temporarily closed to all employees, visitors and guests.

Call the Warren General Hospital COVID -19 Information Line (814-723-3319) for clarification and additional details.

– Per Gov. Wolf’s and CDC guidelines, Moore Family Eyecare will be closed until further notice. If you feel you have an emergency/urgent eye issue, call the office (723-4470) for instructions. Updates will also be posted on our Facebook page.

– Carter Lumber is open for all customers.

– The Sheffield Rod and Gun Club has canceled all activities until further notice.

– City of Warren offices will be closed to the public until further notice (but can be reached by phone) effective Tuesday morning but county government – for now at least – will continue to function normally in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 response.

– Pizza Hut’s dine-in area is temporarily closed, but delivery and pick-up options remain.

– Paws Along the River Humane Society will be closed to the public for visitation at the shelter. It will be open for appointments only for stray animals, adoptions, and dog license purchases. Call (814) 726-1961 for questions and to set up appointments. Visit www.PawsAlongTheRiver.org for information.

Paws and Shop Thrift Boutique is closed temporarily due to COVID-19 for the safety of customers, employees, and volunteers.

– The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has issued closure of all State Fine Wine and Spirits stores across the commonwealth, effective Tuesday.

– Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has closed its offices for at least the next 14 days. To report environmental emergencies, call 1-800-541-2050.

– The DCNR Bureau of Forestry has closed its office for the next 14 days, however it will still be available for fires and emergencies.

– Snuffy’s has reduced its business to takeout only from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m.

– Howe’s True Value will remain open as it is considered an essential business.

– The Pennsylvania Game Commission is closing all offices including the Harrisburg headquarters and all region offices.

– Beginning Tuesday, Dollar General will be closing stores one hour early at 9 p.m. The first hour of business will be reserved for senior citizens and those at risk. Paper products, hand sanitizer, and wipes are suggested to be limited at three per customer.

– Anytime Fitness will suspend business in accordance with the governor’s request. All members will receive at least 30 days free on their membership. Any customer service questions can be directed to customercare@anytimefitness.com

– The salon in Walmart closed its doors Monday and will remain closed until further notice.

– Warren Mall Cinemas is closed until further notice.

– Shoe Department Encore is closed for the next two weeks.

– Lee’s Nails has closed its doors for the next 10 days.

– Label Shopper and Peter Harris Clothes have closed all Pennsylvania stores through Monday, March 30.

– The Plaza Restaurant is open for to-go orders only.

– Burger King has reduced hours to 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sundays. They are open at the counter for to-go orders and the drive-through.

– Applebee’s is only open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. as carry-out only with a limited menu. You can call the store at (814) 406-7373 to bring your order out to you.

– Sheetz has shut down its dining room until further notice.

– West End Takeout is also open for business with normal hours. (11 a.m. to 9 p.m)

– In accordance with the current recommendations from the American Dental Association, the dental office of Dr. Peter Hoffman and Dr. Whitney Trubic will be postponing all elective dental procedures for the foreseeable future. They will still provide emergency dental care for their patients of record defined as those with dental pain, swelling or infection. Office phone number is (814) 726-3630.

– Bollinger Enterprises, Inc. is temporarily closing its adult day programs anticipated to last through Friday, March 27. It is continuing to implement stringent infection control measures and is restricting visitors to facilities until further notice.

– Struthers Library Theatre and partner organizations Warren Players, Warren Concert Association, Friends of the Library Theatre and Yankee Bush Productions have postponed all events scheduled at the Theatre between now and Saturday, May 2. Events will be rescheduled. Staff will continue to be available by phone and social media. Updates will be provided as more is learned about the future schedule.

– Friends of Allegheny Wilderness intends to continue to lead hikes and organize trail stewardship weekends, etc. in designated wilderness areas in the Allegheny National Forest throughout the course of 2020.

– Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has halted all in-person, door-to-door and public sales and marketing of competitive energy supply categorizing it as not a necessity at this time. Chairman Dutrieuille urges consumers to report any public sales and marketing activity by an agent of a competitive suppliers to the PUC’s Bureau of Consumer Services at 1-800-692-

– Famous Hair is closed as of Monday until further notice.

– Blueberry Hill Golf Course remains open. However, the clubhouse is only offering take-out options.

– Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center will be closed to visitors and outside personnel until further notice.

– Allegheny Cellars Winery, Sheffield, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sales, but no tastings.

– Cable Hollow Golf Course is operating as normal.

– Oneida Lumber Ace Hardware, 405 Beech St., will remain open, updating store operating hours to Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

– Gaughn’s Drug Store will still be operating under its normal business hours; however, as of Tuesday, March 17, it will be implementing a temporary closed-door policy in which it will be servicing customers only through its free delivery service or curbside pickup. Customers can continue to call at (814) 723-2840. When requesting refills, let them know if you’d prefer curbside pickup or delivery, your method of payment (credit card, check or cash – they will not be able to provide change) and when you will be needing your medications filled.

– Tidioute Trading Post, effective Thursday, March 18, will be closing every night at 7 p.m. Hours will be as follows: Monday to Friday, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and, Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

– Tops, effective March 18, will be changing its hours of operation at most of its stores from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. From 6 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, only customers ages 60 and over are shopping. Tops also has curbside and pickup delivery as an alternate shopping solution.

– Walmart in Warren is open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. until further notice.

From March 24 through April 28, Walmart stores will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers aged 60 and older. This will start one hour before the store opens. Pharmacies and Vision Centers will also be open during this time.

– The Warren County YMCA is closed for two weeks, effective Monday, March 16.

– Crary Art Gallery is closing until further notice.

– Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed for 10 business days effective Monday, March 16. The Wolf Administration will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the commonwealth, and at the end of 10 days will reevaluate and decide whether continued closure is needed.

– Experience, Inc., the Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging, will be closing all its senior centers for the next two weeks through March 27.

– The Rouse Home and Suites at Rouse is suspending all access to visitors.

– Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) transitioned to remote delivery of instruction and encouraged all faculty and staff to work from home beginning Monday, March 16. Classes will occur on the same days and times as scheduled, but most instructors and students will be participating from their homes at least until April 10. (https://regionalcollegepa.org/covid-19/)

– Salon 7809 of Sugar Grove has closed until notice.

– Market Street Dental is rescheduling non-essential appointments for hygiene and certain types of ortho appointments, and concentrating on essential care (emergencies). Customers may wait in car for appointment (their choice) and be called when ready, and are being asked to sanitize hands before entering business areas.

– McDonald’s closes dine-in, but drive-through remains.

– Tim Horton’s drive-through option remains.

– Kondak’s Market in Clarendon is open (regular hours).

– Napoli’s Pizza is open for takeout and delivery.

– Downunder in Youngsville is closed for two weeks.

– Richard’s Family Restaurant in Youngsville is offering a limited menu for takeout.

– Wendy’s Cafe in Russell is open for takeout only. And in unique fashion, entering those who order takeout into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate.

– The Arbor Coffee House Cafe & Tea Room is offering takeout.

– Forester Restaurant & Tavern is offering takeout on its full dinner menu.

– Hog Wild BBQ Co. is offering curbside service and has an online ordering option.

– NY Style Deli & Pizza is pickup and delivery only.

– Chiodo’s Ferro Cucina is closed during the state mandate, but is accepting orders for pickup on March 20 and 21 from 4 to 7 p.m.

– Ribs n’ Bones is pickup only.

– Liberty Street Lunch is takeout only.

– Total Evolution Cafe and Smoothie Lounge is available for food to go.

– Jz Train Station is open for takeout only, and possibly a roll of toilet paper for every $30 order.

– Bent Run Brewing Co. is accepting pre-orders by phone for pickup.

– Cornerstone Lounge and Family Restaurant is open for takeout.

– Draft House is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for takeout only.

– RalphE’s Pub is open for takeout.

– Jack’s Tap House is closed until further notice.

– First In Pizza is open for pickup and delivery “as always!”

– Scandia General Store will offer carry-out during normal business hours.

– Fairmont Tavern in Youngsville is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for takeout food and beer only.

– New Beginnings Restaurant in Sugar Grove is offering breakfast, lunch or dinner “to go!”

– The Bucket in Sugar Grove has menu options available for takeout.

– Main Street Cafe in Tidioute will be open for takeout for at least Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

– Tidioute Hotel is offering takeout.

– Clarendon VFW/AmVets offering takeout.

– White Cane Coffee Company still open for purchases, including online. Just not serving hot coffee.

– An update on operations at Warren Overhead Door. “We are open for normal service calls and new door sales 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. With the only changes, our showroom and customer entrance are closed. Parts can still be purchased at our location for curbside pickup, but please phone ahead at 814-723-3735.”

– Dr. Robert Gatto will continue normal business operations through March 20 with extra precautions. The first thing you will notice is the waiting rooms have less chairs. If you would normally bring a friend, please don’t. They are also asking people who have traveled or who are sick not to come. Dr. Gatto’s Warren and Jamestown offices will be closed March 21 to April 5. Emergency calls and questions will be taken during that time — Warren, (814) 723-7725; Jamestown, (716) 488-7725.

– The Shaw House in Sheffield will be open from today until at least Saturday, March 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. for takeout food and beer. Shaw House will then revisit things and decide what hours for next week.

– Pro Shine will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for normal business and sterilizing of vehicles.

– For the health and well-being of its members, staff, guests, and all their families, the Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market Street, is temporarily closing its facility and suspending all activities until further notice. Questions may be phoned in to 723-5910.

– The COVID-19 virus is impacting Pipeworks, LLC greatly, in that it is having to turn down all non-essential work at this time. Pipeworks has had to limit its employee hours to an on-call basis for emergencies only (customers with no heat, clogged drains, leaking pipes).

– Moore Family Eyecare — Dr. Moore and Dr. Peterson are not seeing patients for routine exams until at least March 30. We will remain open for emergency/urgent eye conditions. We will also remain open for pickup of glasses and contact lenses. When picking up items, we ask that only one person come in if possible. Also we are willing to deliver them to your car as long as the items are paid in full. If you chose this option, call the office when you are out front (723-4470). We do accept credit cards over the phone.

– North Warren Municipal Authority has closed its office to the public until further notice. All payments should be mailed or placed in the drop box. The monthly board meeting on April 2 will be closed to the public.

Any business wishing to report closures, restrictions or otherwise is asked to email jsitler@timesobserver.com. This list will be updated for several days to inform the community online.

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