Cancellations, schedule changes due to COVID-19 - FOX34 Lubbock

Cancellations, schedule changes due to COVID-19

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Here are schedule changes reported to the FOX34 Newsroom because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boys & Girls Club of Lubbock will temporarily close starting Monday, March 23. for members and plan to re-open presumptively on Monday, April 6.

Covenant Health updates visitor policy

UMC will soon open clinic for patients with COVID-19 symptoms 

Texas Tech has locked down the residence halls to only allow access to those who signed up to stay during spring break. For students who signed up to live in the dorms during Spring Break, they are asked to move out by by Sunday, March 22. Students who left for Spring Break must sign up for a date between March 23 and May 15 to retrieve their belongings. Full details from Texas Tech's website can be found here

All United Family stores will be aligning store hours to open at 7 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.effective Sunday, March 22. Beginning Thursday, March 19, every store will have a dedicated shopping time from store opening until 9 a.m. on Monday and Thursday for shoppers older than 60 and guests who have compromised immune systems.

Wal-Mart temporarily changing store hours to 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. For stores in other locations that operate shorter hours, those hours will remain in place.

The South Plains Mall has updates its hours of operation to 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. It has also canceled photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. 

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has closed all locations until further notice.

The Museum of Texas Tech University is closed to the public until further notice. 

The Lubbock County Justice Courts issued a standing order suspending certain provisions related to court proceedings.

All Lubbock County Tax Assessor-Collector offices will close to the public effective Monday, March 23.

Beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020, Lubbock City Hall, Lubbock Business Center (City of Lubbock Utilities), Libraries, Museums, Garden and Arts Center and the Civic Center will be closed to the public.

First Christian Church Sunday, March 22, worship service to be held in West Parking Lot at 10 a.m. Sunday school classes will not meet.

All City Bank locations will modify lobby access starting Saturday, March 21. Drive-thru locations will remain open during regular business hours while lobby access will be by appointment only until further notice.

 

Schools

Abernathy ISD will extend Spring Break one week. The district is preparing for distance learning if needed.

All Saints Episcopal School has extended its spring break until March 25. The school will transition to online learning until April 14.

Code Ninjas physical center closed. Instruction is moving to an online virtual dojo temporarily. Parents check e-mail for more information.

Just Kids Preschool will extend spring break until March 30.

Hockley County schools including Anton, Levelland, Sundown and Whitherral have extended spring break by one week for students. 

Lubbock, Frenship and Lubbock-Cooper ISDs have extended spring break by one week for students only. Staff is to report back Monday, March 23 to train on the best practices for distance learning if the districts choose to transition to online classes. Classes will resume Monday, March 30.

Lubbock Christian University has extended spring break for one week. Residence halls will reopen for students starting Sunday, March 29. Classes will resume through distance learning starting on Monday, March 30. 

Snyder ISD will remain closed through Friday, April 3. On Wednesday, April 1, the district will make a decision whether or not to reopen the week of April 6. If families have not heard from their child's teacher by Friday, March 20 at 12 p.m., contact your child's school.

South Plains College classes for the week of March 23 through March 27 have been canceled. Classes will resume March 30, with some instructors to transition to online, distance learning. The fitness complex is closed until further notice. 

Texas Tech canceled classes for the week after spring break, March 23 to 27. Beginning March 30 the university will transition to online instruction until further notice. All university-sponsored spring break study abroad trips and all Maymester and Summer 2020 study abroad programs have been canceled. 

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center will resume normal classes March 30 with online instruction whenever possible. Clinical experience will not be delayed and continue as scheduled. 

Wayland Baptist University moves to online instruction until April 6. The university has also canceled graduation ceremonies through May 9.

 

Events

The ABC Pro Rodeo has been postponed until May 28 through May 30. 

High Point Village will be suspending all in-person programming from Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3.

The Lubbock Arts Alliance has canceled the annual Lubbock Arts Festival scheduled for next month, April 17 through April 19.

Plainview Fair Theater Spring Break Movies scheduled for March 16-18 and Copes & Kids scheduled for April 4 canceled. Plainview / Hale County Business Park and Western Equipment Ribbon Cutting scheduled for March 24 postponed. 

Plains Cotton Growers 2020 Annual Meeting, scheduled for April 3, canceled. No plans to reschedule this year's meeting. Next year's meeting is set for April 2, 2021.

StarCare Specialty Health System will close its Intellectual Disabilities Day Habiliation Program and Silver Star Day Health Center March 18 to 20, to allow time to assess local environment. 

Texas Tech University has canceled May graduation ceremonies. The university is working on plans to hold a virtual ceremony to be streamed online. 

Western Peanut Growers Annual Meeting and Ag Issues Conference scheduled for March 18 has been postponed.

 

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