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Tracking Closures Across McDowell County

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The Welch News is currently compiling a list of all businesses and organizations facing changes in service hours. Reach out to us by phone at (304) 436-3144 ext. 23; email [email protected]; or contact us on Facebook @TheWelchNews to include any we miss. 

Town of Kimball will be open Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Town of Bradshaw’s Town Hall, Library, and Gym will be closing for at least two weeks effective March 17, 2020. Essential services such as police, trash, etc. will still be carried out. No one will be at Town Hall to take payments. Mail bills and payments to: Town of Bradshaw P.O. Box 450 Bradshaw, WV 24817. Community Room bookings will be refunded or rescheduled.

McDowell County Commission on Aging – Welch and Bradshaw Senior Centers Dining Room Congregate Dining will be suspended effective 3/18/20. We will be offering grab and go meals for seniors age 60+ at noon at each center. Those seniors who are normally transported by us to the Centers will have the option for temporary home meal delivery. We will be providing senior medical, pharmacy and shopping transportation. In-Home Care Services (Lighthouse, FAIR, Respite, Housekeeping, Personal Care, Waiver) will continue with our personal care workers screening before entering the home. Meals on Wheels Routes will continue. If mobile and able, we ask that seniors meet the drivers at their home’s door.

B&K Cafe – Delivery and Carry-Out only. Deliveries available all day, no delivery fee.

Wendy’s – Pick-up window and drive-thru is open.

Bradshaw/Yukon Medical Clinic – is open and treating patients. Wait times could be longer than usual.

Sunamco Market – Jolo and Perkins Camp – for the elderly or those with underlying conditions through CDC guidelines, call the store to place your order and the items will be brought to your vehicle.

Pioneer Community Bank – Operations continuing as usual.

Grants Supermarket – Senior Only (60+) shopping hours 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. until further notice

MCNB Banks – operations continuing as usual. See ad on page 3 for more detailed information.

Superior Gym is closed until further notice.

The McDowell Sportsman Expo is postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.

All EDGE classes scheduled at the Jack Caffrey Arts & Cultural Center have been postponed. Future dates will be announced when confirmed.

Live, Love and Line Dance at The Jack Caffrey Arts & Cultural Center has been postponed until further notice.

Murder & Merriment scheduled for March 21, 2020 at The Jack Caffrey Arts & Cultural Center has been postponed. All tickets sold will be honored for the rescheduled event. Refunds are available at Welch City Hall if you do not wish to attend the rescheduled event. 

Council of the Southern Mountains will temporarily suspend Bill Pay, Money Gram and Tax preparation effective March 17, 2020. The plan is to restart these services on April 1, 2020.

CSM Fitness Center is shut down indefinitely effective March 16, 2020. Memberships will be extended to make up for the closure.

Marquee Cinemas, all locations, are temporarily closed. We will continue to evaluate the situation as it evolves and make adjustments accordingly.

McDowell County Public Library – all libraries will be suspending all programs until March 30th. Both libraries are currently scheduled to remain open during their regularly scheduled hours.