Coronavirus related delays or cancellations in Del Rio

March 17, 2020

GOVERNMENT

City of Del Rio - Special council meeting scheduled for March 17 at 6 p.m. - Briefing update on COVID-19 by Emergency Management Coordinator John Sheedy, postponed.

Judicial courts - All non-essential proceedings suspended until further notice.

 

BUSINESSES

Walmart new hours - 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., effective March 15.

H-E-B new hours - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., effective March 14.

Some local nursing homes - Visitation is restricted.

Xpress Embroidery - Online orders only.

Chick-fil-A - Dine in area is closed, drive through or curbside delivery only.

Miss Annie’s Straight Up Dance - Classes suspended until March 30.

San Felipe Lions Bingo - Suspended for the week of March 16-20.

Starbucks - Dine-in area closed, open for grab and go.

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. - Closed to the public until further notice. Taking applications for legal assistance and staff members will be working remotely.

Del Rio Chamber of Commerce - Quarterly Coffee Connection scheduled for this Wednesday, and Business After Hours mixer scheduled for Thursday have been canceled.

The Bargain Box - Will be closing for the rest of March.

CHURCHES

 

Living Stone Worship Center - No high fives, no hand shaking.

Catholic Church - Sunday Mass obligation is dispensed for all Catholics, public masses suspended, all non-essential ministry gatherings and activities cancelled for the rest of March.

First United Methodist Church - Online worship on March 22‬ and March 29.

SCHOOLS

San Felipe Del Rio CISD - All schools and district facilities will remain closed and off-limits for students and the community through March 30. Preparations are underway to start online and by mail classes.

Premier High School - Will be closed March 16-27.

Heritage Academy - Will be closed March 16-27.

Comstock ISD - No classes for this week. May return to school on March 23, or prepare for an extended school closure.

Brackett ISD - Will be closed March 16-27.

Del Rio High School robotics Del Rio competition and season - Canceled.

Sul Ross State University - Spring Break for students extended through March 22. Beginning March 23 through April 12, organized lecture, seminar and laboratory courses will be conducted remotely.

South West Texas Junior College - Spring Break extended one week for all students. Campuses and buildings, including SWTJC dormitories, are closed to students during this time.

ENTERTAINMENT

2020 Fiesta of Flight and Space Expo - Canceled.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Urban Oasis - Canceled until further notice.

Val Verde County Library - All children activities canceled i.e. Story Time, Diamond Painting and Bots and Books. Adult classes will be considered on a case by case basis.

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