Coronavirus: Local business updates

This is your one-stop-shop to find updates from local businesses about any changes they are making amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted: Mar 21, 2020 9:48 AM
Updated: Mar 27, 2020 2:10 PM

Local business owners/operators, send us your information via email to businessupdates@wtva.com.

AFFCU Columbus - Branch lobby is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Saturday from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. We have extended our Member Contact Center hours to Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM CST and Saturday from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST. You can call our Member Contact Center at 800.227.5328. AFFCU is offering many programs and services to assist members impacted by COVID-19, visit www.GoAFFCU.com/coronavirus for more information.

Adair Carpet - Open 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. If anyone needs to pick up materials or pay a bill and doesn’t want to come in, we can do curbside service. Just give us a call at 842-4000. We truly appreciate your business and thank you for supporting local businesses.

Albany Industries in New Albany & Pontotoc - will be closed the week of March 23

Bed, Bath & Beyond - is temporarily closing all stores. Online services remain available.

Bishop's Flower Shop - Our shop is currently open regular hours 8:00-5:30 pm Monday through Saturday. Our storefront is closed but we are able to deliver any item (free delivery- minimum order amount is $25) in Tupelo. Orders can be placed by phone at 662•844•3410 . Follow us on Instagram: @tupelobishopsflowers and on Facebook: Bishops Flower Shop for giveaways and specials. Thank you for your support during this time. Local matters! 

Blairhaus Interiors - storefront will be closed until Monday, March 30. During this time, we will continue curbside pickup and free local delivery on a limited basis. You can email orders to blairhaustupelo@gmail.com. Please follow us on Instagram and Facebook as you can still shop with us through social media outlets and our website, shop.Blairhaus.com. In the meantime, you can purchase gift cards for later use or work with one our interior designers through our remote design services. We would also like to thank our loyal customers for your continued support and look forward to seeing you all again soon. We pray for our community, state, and world to stay safe and healthy.

CDF - The lobby will be closed March 23-27, but CDF remains open. If you need assistance during this time, call 662-842-4521.

Chickasaw Equipment Company - We are open Monday-Friday 7:00 am-5:00 pm. We have locations in Tupelo, Houston, and Ripley and they remain open as well. Call us at 662-842-2232

Chiropractic Neurology Center of Tupelo - Open during normal business hours

Copy Critters - Open for business but, in light of the recent executive order from Mayor Shelton, we have made changes to our hours and operation. We will be open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 6 pm but WE ARE ONLY OFFERING CURBSIDE SERVICE. You may still submit orders by phone, email and from our website using our order form but we will not allow any customers in the store. For order pickups, call us when you arrive and we will bring it out to you. We will be CLOSED ON SATURDAYS until further notice. If you know of any businesses that needs a banner, sign or anything else please share this information. We are here to help, contact us! 

tel: 662-260-4560 | email: orders@copycritters.com | web: copycritters.com

Cracker Barrel - Tupelo, MS -  Open 8 am-8 pm with To Go, Curbside, and Delivery. Online ordering is available. Family meals are available; perfect for Sunday Dinner. Call 662-620-0820

DB's Floral Designs N' More - Open during regular business hours and also delivering.

East Main Family Medical - Located on  E. Main Street in Tupelo, they offer coronavirus/COVID-19 testing. They have dedicated rooms just for these patients, as well as doing curbside testing for those who don't need to come into the clinic.

Eric Hampton’s Disability Office - Open 8-5 Monday through Friday. We are offering curbside service. If you need help getting on disability, we are more than happy to meet you at your car with the paperwork you need to get started. We are located at 2202 West Main Street, Tupelo, Ms 38801, right next door to Papa John’s. Call us at 662-690-1511 when you arrive.

Firehouse Subs - We are ready to serve guests with many to-go options, including counter service for take-out orders, our Rapid Rescue on-line ordering system, call-in orders via phone, and where available, third-party delivery services and drive-thru services.

First Choice Bank - Our drive-thrus will remain open during normal business hours. Banks will be staffed and ready to serve via phone, email, drive-thru, or by appointment. If you want to meet with a lender, open a new account, or access your safe deposit box, please call the bank at 662-489-1631 to set up an appointment. We are limiting access within our lobbies. We will be temporarily re-opening our Express Drive-Thru located at 158 Highway 15 Bypass (across from True Value) to provide additional lanes of drive-thru service. This branch reopened on Monday, March 23 and will remain open until further notice.

  • Website - firstchoice.bank
  • Download the First Choice Bank mobile app
  • ATMs
  • Telephone banking: 662-489-6986

Friendship Medical Clinic -  All locations are open for Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. Uninsured/Medicare/Medicaid and all insurance carriers are accepted. See the outdoor testing tent while remaining in the vehicle at all times. While in line, please call the designated clinic for registration.

  • Friendship Medical Clinic – Ecru

    5482 Hwy 15 North (across from Ashley Furniture) 662.488.8799
    Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Friendship Medical Clinic – New Albany

    509 Hwy 15 North (across from Pilot Truck Stop) 662.534.4330
    Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Friendship Medical Clinic – Tupelo
     4127 Main Street (beside Steele’s Dive) 662.269.3191 
    Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Gameday Haircuts - Salon is closed and will open back up when the city (Tupelo) allows.

Gilpin Dry Cleaners - Open normal hours for pickup, delivery, and curbside service. This applies to both locations.

Goodwin Chiropractic - Chiropractic has been deemed essential healthcare by the Mississippi State Dept of Health and the Mississippi Board of Chiropractic. Prevent filling the Hospital with Musculoskeletal Conditions, when every bed counts. Insurance Accepted.

  • Goodwin Chiropractic-Tupelo: Mon 8-12, Tues 2-6, Fri 10-2
  • Goodwin Chiropractic-Pontotoc: Mon, Wed, Thurs 2-6
  • Goodwin Chiropractic-Guntown: Mon, Wed, Fri 12-6

Guntown City Hall - Lobby is closed. Drive through transactions only. People needing assistance can call city hall.

Homespace Discount Furnishings - We are CLOSED to the public during this time of action. We are accepting "BY APPOINTMENT ONLY" at this time for customers to continue shopping in a private and safe environment. Our loading & pickup hours are now on Wednesday and Friday's from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm until further notice. Call us at 662-584-2963 to schedule an appointment today!

Hope Transportation - Located at 2202 West Main Street, Tupelo, MS 38801, we are open 24/7 to help with your transportation needs. If you need assistance getting any product shipped, please feel free to give us a call at 662-432-1800.

Insurance Managers - The lobby is closed but, during regular business hours we are doing business as usual. Please call 841-0411 and we can answer all your concerns and questions about your insurance. Hours are from 8-4:30 weekly.

Jack's - Local restaurants are asking guests for a donation with every purchase to go directly back into the community benefitting United Way’s Meals on Wheels.

Jackson Furniture Manufacturing Company - is closing its Mantachie facility for the rest of the week (week of March 23).

Jackson Insurance - We are able to schedule a phone consultation to see if you qualify for Special Election Period and help assist with enrollment in health insurance and Medicare Plans during this time of COVID 19.  We cab review current health plans to make sure their plans cover illnesses related to COVID19.  We can also help lower health plans premiums through the marketplace if you have had a change of income/job. Work is done virtually Monday through Friday 10 AM - 4 PM. 

Kellum Dental Clinic - Kellum Dental Clinic will be open for emergencies from 8:00 am-12:00 pm Monday-Friday. Call 842-5080

Lapels Dry Cleaners - Operating hours at Tupelo location

  • (M-F): 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Maxx South - Our retail locations and call center are open and available to assist you and we assure you that we are taking every precaution to keep you and our staff safe. If you need assistance with your service or need to make a payment, you can do the following:

  • Visit us online at MaxxSouth.com
  • Call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-457-5351
  • Use the dropboxes at our retail locations for no-contact payments
  • Make payments at select Walmart stores

Memphis VA - VA is maximizing Connected Care Programs such as VA Telehealth Services, My HealtheVet, Vet Text, VA Video Connect and VA Mobile. In some circumstances, popular platforms such as Facetime and Skype are used.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving - We understand there is an abundance of concern surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and our thoughts are with everyone who are personally affected. As our communities continue to feel the increased impact of this pandemic, MADD would like to reassure you that the well-being and safety of all Victim Impact Panel (VIP) participants, staff and volunteers are our top priority. Mothers Against Drunk Driving has made the decision to reschedule all of our court-ordered Victim Impact Panels statewide until after May 1st.

  • The Online Victim Impact Panel is available to those who choose (the attendee must confirm with the sentencing court and/or probation department to verify they will accept the Online class.) To register for the online class, please visit https://online.maddvip.org/ Note: You must have internet access and the device you use must have a camera.
  • If you prefer an in-person class, please visit [maddvip.org]maddvip.org and find a date/location you prefer (we recommend a May or June class).
  • If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email us at ms.state@madd.org

Mike’s BBQ House 

  • Tuesday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Closed on Sunday and Monday
  • Pick-up window only
  • 662-269-3303

North Mississippi Health Services: For timely updates on openings, closures, and other updates, visit www.nmhs.net/coronavirus.

North Mississippi Orthodontic Associates (Dr. Kevin Holman) - The office will be closed until at least April 1. If there is an emergency, please call (662) 842-1735.

One Hour Martinizing (Both Tupelo locations) - Open and operating as usual, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday for drive-thru or curbside service.

Options Salon at 115 - Options Salon at 115 will be closed until further notice from the City of Tupelo. 

PACCAR Inc - Will suspend truck and engine production at its factories worldwide from March 24 until April 6, 2020. The company will review future actions on a regular basis. PACCAR will continue to provide aftermarket support to its customers who deliver essential infrastructure services to our communities.

Pedal Life - Pedal Life is suspending bank drafts for member fees through April. If we open back up anytime in April, members get in at no charge.

PetSmart - Beginning March 21, our store hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays. However, after much consideration of the best interests for our customers and associates, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our grooming salons starting March 21. If you have a previously scheduled appointment, we regret that we will have to cancel it. We will be in touch to let you know when the salon will open again.

Plantation Pointe Retirement Community - Until further notice, No one except essential medical personnel and supply deliveries are allowed to enter the Windsor Place Skilled Nursing or the Arrington Assisted Living Facilities at Plantation Pointe. And, our residents are not allowed to leave either facility except for necessary medical appointments. Plantation Pointe Administrators are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following all CDC and MSDH recommendations. We are truly sorry that this is necessary, but it is required for the safety and health of our residents and staff. Please contact our administrative staff with your questions or concerns. Call Windsor Place - Skilled Nursing - 662-241-5518 - to answer any questions. Call the Arrington - Assisted Living - 662-241-0001 - to answer any questions. 

Precision’s on Madison Salon - We will be closed until it’s safe for customers. 

Prissy Pistols Boutique - The storefront will be closed to the public, which will be assessed daily. During this time, we will continue curbside pickup and free local delivery, Tuesday-Friday 2:30-5:30 (or by appt).  We are offering fast, free shipping. You can call orders in 662-397-5995 or watch our LIVE Facebook sales every Tuesday-Friday, where we will offer specials and do giveaways. Please follow us on Instagram and Facebook as you can shop with us through social media outlets and our website, prissypistols.commentsold.com/store. We would also like to thank our loyal customers for your continued support and look forward to seeing you all again soon. We pray for our community, state, and country to stay safe and healthy. 

Rev Vaping - Is open for normal business hours, and offering curbside and delivery services.

Ricky Credille Insurance Agency - We are open for business, but we have made some changes to protect the health of our clients. We are open by phone from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. We are also taking appointments by phone. We are here to assist all of our current and new clients. 662-454-9800

Sanctuary Hospice - Current Covid 19 operations: Admissions to hospice and visits to patient homes continue. At the hospice house, visitation hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday/Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. One visitor at a time permitted in room. No visitors under age 12. Call 662-844-2111 to learn of other visitation restrictions or for questions.

Scruggs - Our store hours are now Mon-Sat 7 AM-6 PM and Sun 12 PM-6 PM. The whole store is open to the public, but if you need curbside service, we are more than happy to assist. Just call 662-620-6165 and listen for the 'Chemicals, seed, and fertilizer' option. The girls in the back will be more than happy to get your information, place your order, and have it ready and waiting for you in the back of the store. As always, thank you for shopping at Scruggs!

Service Master Restore - We will continue to provide 24-hour emergency service in reference to fire or water damage restoration. We are currently providing pre and post disinfecting services to businesses dealing with the coronavirus

Signify Lighting Tupelo - The plant will reopen the morning of Tuesday, March 24.

Subway - Open this link to view stores, hours, etc.

Skyline Furniture and Appliance - Open during regular business hours (previously said, "The facility closed beginning Tuesday, March 24 until April 6.")

Swimming Pools of Tupelo - We are open with optional curbside service Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm & Sat 8 am-4 pm. We thank you for supporting your local businesses! For updates and special offers, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @PoolsOfTupelo.  We are located at 1215 Nelle Street (Tupelo). Call us at 662-842-8009

Switzer Communications - We are open to service your telecommunications needs as your business remains open to serve the public during the COVID-19 virus essential business restrictions. Serving NE MS businesses 15+ years, call David Switzer at 662-369-9128.

Taziki's Mediterranean Café - is closed until further notice

Timbes Tire in Burnsville - All services available. The waiting room is currently closed. Please wait in your vehicle for an attendant to assist you.

Todd’s Big Star of Tupelo - Store will be closed, Monday, March 23rd, to allow employees to rest and to sanitize. They will open back up Tuesday, March 24th, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM for the Senior Citizens to shop. From 12:00PM-8:00PM it will be for general shopping and all customers. Tuesday and Thursday hours will remain in effect until further notice. All other days normal business hours apply, 7:00 AM -8:00 PM. Deli will remain open for takeout only.

Todd’s of Saltillo -  Store will be closed Tuesday, March 24th to let those employees rest and to sanitize this location. Saltillo’s Senior Citizen's Day is every Friday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Sunday-Thursday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM, Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM. Deli will remain open for takeout only.

Town Creek Dry Cleaning and Laundry - Will be open our regular hours Monday through Saturday utilizing drive-through or curbside service. Address: 103 Town Creek District, Saltillo

Traceland Plaza Package Store, 2603 W Main St, Tupelo, MS - Our store is currently open regular hours 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Our storefront is open, but we are following the CDC guidelines of no more than 10 persons in the store at any given time. We are not able to deliver any items, but if you do not feel comfortable coming in the store you can call us and we can bring it out to you or meet you at the door. Orders can be placed by phone at 662-842-1012 or text 662-567-5245. Follow us on Facebook for any updates or for new items you may be waiting on. (You can also message us there.) We truly appreciate your business and thank you for supporting local businesses. Must be 21 to purchase.

Union Appliance & Furniture Store - Open Monday- Saturday at 10 am. Stores closing times differ each day please call before you come.

Van Leigh in Burnsville - Shutting down production until April 6 to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Verona Family Medical & Urgent Care - Located on Raymond Avenue, they offer coronavirus/COVID-19 testing. They have dedicated rooms just for these patients, as well as doing curbside testing for those who don't need to come into the clinic.

Waffle House - All Waffle House locations, with the exception in New Albany, are open 24 hours. We are currently serving the community thru to-go orders and curbside pick up. They can call the order or come up and place the order.

Walton's Greenhouse - Walton's Greenhouse will remain OPEN during these trying times. We offer canned goods, produce, vegetable plants, fruit trees and more. We have an open-air shopping environment. We also offer curbside pick-up. We will enforce social distancing. We will, also, ask you be respectful when we are controlling the number of people in our shopping areas at one time. We want to abide by all CDC and local government guidelines. We want everyone to stay healthy and happy. Please feel free to phone in your order or drop by. Visit www.waltonsgreenhouse.com for contact information.

  • MONDAY, TUESDAY 8-6
  • WED 8-5
  • THURS, FRI & SAT 8-6
  • SUN 1-5

The Wash Tub Antiques - Open during regular business hours

Weatherall’s, Inc. - Is continuing to open on weekdays as usual. Weatherall’s can deliver all customers' office needs and leave them at their door or however works best. Call Weatherall’s at 662-842-5282.

West Main Medical Clinic - We are located in the West Main Shopping Center We are seeing patients Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traditional in-office visits and telemedicine appointments are available. Call 662-690-4010 for information on both. Dr. J. Paul White and his staff look forward to serving you.

Whole Family Nutrition and Market - Is maintaining regular store hours offering curbside service only until further notice at both Tupelo and Pontotoc locations. Customers may place orders prior to or upon arrival. Payment using credit/debit cards is appreciated to reduce interaction and simplify process.

Window World of Tupelo/Columbus - Showrooms for both Tupelo (4979 Cliff Gookin Blvd / Tupelo) and Columbus (134 Lincoln Rd / Columbus) are closed, however, we are still able to give virtual estimates by phone and video chat. Current installation work is being done exclusively on the outside of the home. Please visit tupeloww.com/COVID19 for the latest updates. We are ready and able to safely serve our customers! Tupelo Store: 662-842-5201 Columbus Store: 662-245-3303 Website: TupeloWW.com

YaYa’s Frozen Yogurt - Located in Oxford MS, we will offer curbside along with bitesquad.com for delivery. Our hours will be Tuesday through Thursday 2:30 till 9:30, Saturday 1:30 till 9:30 and Sunday 12:00 till 9:30.

Yokohama - Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA) is suspending production at its plant in West Point, Mississippi as of March 28, 2020. The controlled shutdown at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM) is in response to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to last for a period of two weeks. In order to continue to service customers, the plant’s Shipping Department will maintain normal operations along with other key maintenance-related actives. In addition, the plant is taking sterilization and decontamination measures, to ensure the health and safety of all personnel upon their return.

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