HERE’S A LIST OF CORONA-CAUSED CLOSINGS

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The spread of COVID-19, the respiratory illness affiliated with novel-coronavirus, has led to school closures and event cancelations across the country. The Ozarks is seeing its fair share of closings too.

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University Closures and Cancelations:

  • College of the Ozarks
    • Classes canceled and the campus is closed until further notice
  • Drury University
    • Classes canceled until March 30, 2020
  • Ozarks Technical College
    • Classes canceled until March 30, 2020
    • All non-instructional college events are canceled or postponed indefinitely. This includes the postponement of commencement. The college is working on an alternative ceremony for our Spring 2020 graduates.
  • Evangel University
    • International travel for students canceled
    • Spring break extended an extra week
    • Classes will resume online when school begins on March 30
    • For more information, click here
  • Missouri State University
    • Athletic Competitions suspended until March 30, 2020.
    • Classes canceled March 13, 2020
    • Working to transition away from face-to-face classes
    • Plans to send updates during spring break.
    • All spring break Study Away programs canceled
    • Spring Break extended to March 27
    • All in-person classes canceled until there is no risk to the community
  • Southwest Baptist University
    • Campus offices closed from March 16-23
    • Classes resume online on March 23
    • All campus events canceled through March 29
    • Summer and fall class registration delayed
  • University of Missouri
    • All classes will be online for the rest of the semester

School Closures and Cancellations:

  • Dixon R-I
    • Extending spring break until March 20
    • No sporting events/practices
    • Staff asked to still report
  • Laquey R-5
    • Extending spring break until March 20
  • Plato R-V
    • Daycare closed until March 20
  • Viola School District
    • AMI Days #3-7 until March 20
  • Ash Grove
    • closed until April 3
  • Fair Grove
    • closed until April 3
  • Fordland
    • closed until April 3
  • Hickory County
    • closed until March 31
  • Logan-Rogersville
    • closed until April 3
  • Marshfield
    • closed until April 3
  • Nixa
    • closed until April 3
  • Ozark
    • closed until April 3
  • Republic
    • closed until April 3
  • Sparta
    • closed until April 3
  • Strafford
    • closed until April 3
  • Willard
    • closed until April 3
  • Blue Eye
    • closed until April 3
  • Branson
    • closed until April 3
  • Forsyth
    • closed until April 3
  • Kirbyville
    • closed until April 3
  • Hollister
    • closed until April 3
  • Reeds Spring
    • closed until April 3
  • Taneyville
    • closed until April 3
  • West Plains
    • closed until April 3

Community Events:

  • The Man Show Expo
    • Postponed until a later date.
  • Choir of Man
    • Rescheduled until fall
  • Freeman Health’s March o’ the Kidney (Joplin, MO)
    • Canceled
  • Ft. Leonard Wood Family Day
    • Canceled
  • Ft. Leonard Wood Graduation Ceremonies
    • Closed to the public and families
  • NIXPO Business and Community Expo:
    • Postponed until August
  • Ozarks Literacy Council’s 21st Annual Pizza and Pasta Bowl
    • Postponed until further notice
  • Kansas City’s Planet Comicon
    • Plans to reschedule to summer or fall of 2020
  • National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships
    • Canceled
  • Freeman Neosho Hospital Business After Hours Canceled
  • Assembly of God Retired Ministers Fellowship
    • The meeting on March 15-16 is canceled
  • Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction Closed
  • Outland Complex
    • closing next week on Wednesday, March 18, for an estimated 3-6 weeks
  • Girl Scout Cookie Program
    • Suspending sales
  • Annual Democrat Days Canceled
  • Alan Jackson Concert Postponed to Friday, June 26
  • Show-Me Showdown canceled
  • Human Resources Committee Meeting canceled
    • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Lake Taneycomo Elk Lodge
    • No Bingo until April 1
  • Legends in Concert
    • Canceled
  • Table Rock Lake Shoreline Clean up
    • Rescheduled for April 4
  • Taste of the Ozarks

Local and Regional Closings:

  • Six Flags Over St. Louis
    • Closed until the end of March
  • Missouri State Parks
    • All events and programs
    • Closed until the end of April
  • Silver Dollar City
    • Delaying opening until March 28
  • Dickerson Park Zoo
    • Closed from Thursday, March 19th until April 1st
  • All Ozarks Regional YMCA locations
  • American Cancer Society Springfield Office
    • Closed until further notice
    • Donations can be mailed to 2926 E. Battlefield, Sprgfld, MO, 65804
  • Springfield Nature Center
    • Closed until April 15
  • Greene County Collecter’s Office
    • Serving citizens via phone, online and mail only
    • Pay bills online by clicking here
    • Call 417-868-4036 with questions
  • Habitat for Humanity Tool Belts and Bow Ties postponed
    • Volunteer shifts canceled until April 6th
    • ReStore closed until April 7th
  • Battlefield Mall
    • Closed from Wednesday, March 18 until March 29
  • The Nixa X Center
    • Closed through March 31
  • Wonders of Wildlife
    • Closed till approximately early April

National and Televised Events:

  • ACC Tournament
    • Canceled
  • 2020 South by Southwest (SXSW)
    • Canceled
  • NBA Regular Season
    • Suspended until further notice
  • SEC Season/Championship
    • Canceled
  • Big Ten Season/Championship
    • Canceled
  • NHL Regular Season
    • Suspended until further notice
  • MLB
    • Suspended spring training, delaying opening week at least two weeks
  • NCAA March Madness
    • Men’s and Women’s Division I, II, III basketball tournaments suspended with all other winter season championship events
  • NCAA
    • NCAA has canceled all remaining winter and spring championships
  • PGA Tour
    • THE PLAYERS tournament canceled
    • All PGA Tour events canceled until further notice
  • The 2020 Master’s Tournament, including
    • Augusta National Women’s Armature
    • Drive Chip & Putt
  • Soccer
    • MLS suspending play for 30 days
    • UEFA Champions League and Europa League cancel all matches next week, will meet March 17 to decide how to move forward
  • XFL
    • Suspended until further notice
  • NASCAR
    • Canceling the next two races

Places of Worship

  • James River
    • Open on March 15th, In-person services closed for “some time” on following weekends
  • Life Church
    • Closed the weekend of March 15th, live stream available
  • Second Baptist Church
    • Will live stream services on Sunday, March 15.
  • Central Assembly of God
    • Starting Monday, March 16, all services and events will be suspended through Saturday, April 4
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • All locations are closed and all meetings are canceled as of now
  • North Point
    • Will have services live-streamed, Sunday, March 15
  • Glendale Christian Church
    • Sunday, March 15, services will be moving to online services

Local and Regional Senior Center closings:

The below senior centers are closed through the end of March. Seniors receiving home-delivered meals can still receive them with willing volunteers to deliver. Call your local senior center with questions.

  • Alton Multipurpose Senior Center
  • Ash Grove Sunshine Center
  • Heritage Harmony House
  • Ava Senior Center
  • Polk County Senior Center
  • Branson-Hollister Senior Center
  • Branson Senior Center
  • Engles Memorial Senior Center
  • Cabool Senior Center
  • Cabool Satelite Center
  • Cassville Senior Center
  • Eminence Senior Center
  • Fair Grove Senior Center
  • Senior Friendship Center
  • Ozark County Senior Center
  • Dade County Senior Center
  • Houston Senior Center
  • Kimberling Area Senior Center
  • Marshfield Senior Center
  • Monett Senior Center
  • Mountain Grove Senior Center
  • R. Claude Trieman Senior Center
  • Mt. Vernon Senior Center
  • Nixa Senior Center
  • Ozark Senior Center
  • Republic Senior Friendship Center
  • Rogersville Area Senior Center
  • Seymour Senior Center
  • Central Crossing Senior Center
  • Northview Senior Center
  • South Side Senior Center
  • Strafford Senior Center
  • Strafford Senior Center
  • Summersville Senior Center
  • Fune & Friends Senior Center
  • West Plains Senior Center
  • Willow Springs Senior Center
  • The Area Agency on Aging, Region Ten

Local Stores and Businesses

  • The Springfield Public Library
    • All 10 branches will be closed from March 17 through 31
  • Springfield Art Museum
  • The Battlefield Mall
    • Operating hours changing
    • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
    • 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
    • Each store or restaurant’s operating hours may vary
  • Home Depot
    • Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Discovery Center
    • Closed to public
  • The Ozarks Regional YMCA
    • all locations closed
  • St. Clair County Library
    • Closed until April 1st
  • Christian County Library closed until Monday, April 6th
    • Branches and
    • Community partner pick-up locations
  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store
  • Tanger Outlets

Care Connection:

Closes office, centers to the public until March 31

  • BATES COUNTY: Butler Senior Center, 611 W. Mill St., Butler, 660-679-5830
  • BENTON COUNTY: Cole Camp Senior Center, 206 E. Junge, Cole Camp, 660-668-2352
    • Warsaw Senior Center/Harbor Village, 17571 N. Dam Access Road, Warsaw, 660-438-3300
  • CARROLL COUNTY: Carroll County Care Connection, CCMH, 200 Lifecare Lane, Carrollton, 660-542-0399
  • CEDAR COUNTY: El Dorado Springs Senior Center, 604 S. Forest, El Dorado Springs, 417-876-5574
    • Korth Center, 309 W. Englewood, Stockton, 417-276-5306
  • CHARITON COUNTY: Brunswick Senior Center, 801 E. Broadway, Brunswick, 660-548-3010
    • Salisbury Senior Center, 304 Broadway, Salisbury, 660-388-5431
  • HENRY COUNTY: Clinton Senior Center, 970 E. Sedalia, Clinton, 660-885-3482
    • Windsor Senior Center, 201 S. Main, Windsor, 660-647-3224
  • HICKORY COUNTY: McCarty Senior Center, 19482 US-54, Wheatland, 417-282-6100
  • JOHNSON COUNTY: Holden Senior Center, 204. W. Second St., Holden, 816-732-5757
    • Warrensburg Senior Center, 445 E. Gay, Warrensburg, 660-747-2624
  • LAFAYETTE COUNTY: Concordia Senior Center, 710 Main, Concordia, 660-463-7393
    • Higginsville Senior Center, 21st and Walnut, Higginsville, 660-584-7040
    • Margaret Gray Center, 811 C S. Business Highway 13, Lexington, 660-259-2025
    • Odessa Senior Center, 217 S. Second, Odessa, 816-633-4161
  • PETTIS COUNTY: Sedalia Senior Center, 312 S. Washington, Sedalia, 660-826-0713
  • SALINE COUNTY: Marshall Senior Center, Marshall, 660-886-9888
  • ST. CLAIR COUNTY: Rivers Crossing Life Center, 5215 Business Highway 13 NE, Osceola, 417-646-8292
  • VERNON COUNTY: Neal Center, 301 N. Main, Nevada, 417-667-5847

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