List of Closings in the Joplin Area due to Coronavirus

Joplin Area Coronavirus

JOPLIN, Mo. — The spread of coronavirus and COVID-19 has prompted organizations and facilities to close or postpone their operations around America. In collaboration with the community, KSNF/KODE hopes to compile a list of closures within the Joplin area to keep the public informed.

If you have a closing for an organization/event that is due to the coronavirus and is not present on this list, please contact us.

Total number of positive cases in Missouri: 2113

Colleges and Universities:

  • City Pointe Beauty Academy
    • Close from March 17-April 2.
  • College of the Ozarks
    • Classes canceled and the campus is closed until further notice.
  • Crowder College
  • Drury University
    • Classes canceled until March 30, 2020.
  • Evangel University
    • International travel for students canceled.
    • Spring break extended an extra week.
  • Fort Scott Community College (FSCC)
  • Kansas City University (KCU)
  • Labette Community College
    • All face-to-face classes will be suspended, beginning Monday, March 16 so faculty can re-design face-to-face courses to alternative teaching formats. There will be no change in schedule to courses already taught online.
    • Athletic campus visits have been canceled.
    • Access to public areas (such as the LCC Library and Event Center) have been restricted to student and staff use only — no public use.
    • All on-campus events until April 10 have been canceled. 
  • Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
  • Missouri State University
    • Break extended to March 30.
    • Classes will resume via alternate delivery methods.
    • Face-to-face classes are canceled through the end of the semester
  • New Dimensions School of Hair Design
    • Looking to re-open on 4/6/2020.
  • Ozark Christian College (OCC)
    • Spring break extended by one week, through Saturday, March 28.
  • Ozarks Technical College (OTC)
    • Classes canceled until March 30, 2020.
  • Pittsburg State University (PSU)
    • Releasing students in face to face courses a week early for spring break.
    • Facilities closed until at least April 9.
    • Limited number of employees still allowed on campus.
    • Courses resume on schedule after spring break (March 30) online. In-person resume at a TBD time.
    • Suspending all university-led travel outside the Four States.
    • All events canceled.
    • May commencement canceled. More information on their website.
  • Southwest Baptist University (SBU)
    • 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 (MU)

K-12 Schools

  • All Schools in Barton County
  • All Schools in Jasper County
    • Closed until April 24th.
  • Baxter Springs Schools
    • No classes through March 29.
  • Catholic Schools
    • All operations and extracurricular suspended until April 24.
  • East Newton Schools
    • Closed until April 3.
  • Joplin Schools
  • Labette County Schools
    • Closed until March 29.
  • Monett R-I School District
    • School closure to continue through April 24
  • Mt. Vernon R-V School District
    • School closure to continue through April 24.
  • Neosho Schools
    • Closed until April 24.
  • Oklahoma Public Schools
    • Closed until April 6.
  • Seneca Schools
    • Closed until April 3.

Government Offices

  • Barton County Courthouse
    • Closed temporarily
  • Carthage Police Department
    • Limiting calls, reports taken over phone.
    • Taxi service limited.
    • Animal control responding only when necessary.
  • City of Pittsburg, Kan.
    • Municpal court suspended March 18-April 15.
    • Lincoln Center closed.
    • Pittsburg Public Library closed.
    • Memorial Auditorium closed.
    • City ballfields closed.
    • City Hall, 201 W. 4th St. closed to public.
    • Pittsburg Public Housing Authority closed to public.
    • Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department office closed to public.
    • Four Oaks Golf Course Club House closed to public.
  • Fairview Courthouse
    • Postponing upcoming public hearings.
    • Scheduled court date of March 19 has been postponed to May 21 at 5 P.M.
  • Jasper County Circuit Court
  • Jasper County Collector of Revenue Office
  • Joplin Municipal Court
    • Hearings postponed until at least April 3
  • Joplin Police Department
    • Reports taken over phone when possible
    • Urging people to call ahead before coming into station
  • Lawrence County Courthouse
    • Closed to public, open electronically.
  • Lawrence County Judicial Center
    • Operations modified, see documents [1], [2].
  • Kansas Prisons
  • Neosho Municipal Court
    • Proceedings suspended until April 3.
  • Neosho Police Department
    • Closed to the public.
  • Neosho Town Hall
    • Townhall sessions canceled for March 19 April 2.
    • Suspending water service disconnects.
  • Newton County Courthouse
    • Closed to public until further notice.
  • Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce
    • Bushwhacker Museum closed to the public until at least May 1.
  • Oklahoma Prisons

Businesses:

  • Arvest Bank
    • Closing all branch lobbies and in-store branches
  • Buffalo Run Casino
    • Closed to public March 20-31.
    • Events postponed.
  • Cherokee Nation Casinos & Hotels
    • Operations suspended from March 16-31.
  • Chick-fil-a
    • Dine-in seating temporarily suspended.
  • Colaw Fitness
  • Downstream Casino Resort
  • Indigo Sky Casino
    • Closed to public March 18-April 2.
    • Events postponed.
  • Joplin Family YMCA
    • Suspending child watch, all group exercise classes, and aquatics classes and swim lessons starting March 17.
    • Only accepting Joplin Family Y members; we are suspending the sale of Guest Passes and access to Nationwide Reciprocity.
    • Healthy Kids Day 2020 (April 4), canceled.
    • Hours changed, see website.
  • Kansas Crossing Casino
  • Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport
    • Closed to the public until further notice.
  • Planet Fitness
    • Joplin location closed until March 31.
  • Regal Cinema
    • All theaters closed nationwide.
  • River Bend Casino & Lucky Turtle Casino
    • Closed starting March 17-31.
  • Zack’s Cafe
    • Lobby closed, offering delivery of food and paper goods (e.g. toilet paper).

Community Events:

  • Downtown Joplin Alliance
  • Four States Farm Show
    • Postponed until July 24, 25 & 26.
  • Freeman Health’s March o’ the Kidney
  • Ft. Leonard Wood
    • Family Day canceled.
    • Graduation Ceremonies closed to the public and families.
  • George Washington Carver National Monument.
    • Visitor center closed starting March 19.
    • Indoor programming canceled.
  • Joplin Parks & Recreation
    • Events, programs, facility rentals above 10 people suspended until April 3.
  • Labette Community College
    • Auction for Scholarships postponed until April 4-May 30.
  • The Last Frontier Honor Flight, Inc.
  • McDonald County Health Fair & Business Expo 2020
    • Event canceled.
  • Missouri State Parks
    • Park and site programs and events sponsored by Missouri State Parks are postponed or canceled now through April 30.
  • Mt. Vernon Business Expo
    • Canceled.
  • Newton County Rescue and Recovery
    • Pancake feed canceled.
  • Neosho
    • Neosho Parks Tennis Courts, Playground Equipment Areas, and Baseball Fields are CLOSED to Public Access.
    • Neosho Spring Soccer League canceled.
  • Neosho National Fish Hatchery
    • Veterans Fishing Event is postponed.
  • Northpark Mall
    • Easter Bunny photo program canceled.
    • Fairy Godmother Event postponed.
    • Other events postponed or canceled.
  • Ozark Empire Fairgrounds & Event Center
  • Parsons Chamber of Commerce
    • Clay shoot April 4 postponed until further notice.
  • Post Art LibraryJoplin Public Library
    • Coloring JOMO: Women Who Made Their Mark Coloring Book Release Party at Joplin Public Library canceled.
    • Open Mic Poetry Night with Connect2Culture and Pub Hound Press at Joplin Empire Market canceled.
    • Literally Design Reception at Joplin Public Library canceled.
  • Rodeo Miami 2020
    • Moved to August 27-29.
  • Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center
    • Closed through April 15 along with other MDC nature and visitor centers in the area.

Local Senior Centers and Nursing Homes:

Hospitals:

  • Freeman West Joplin
    • Changes to visiting hours and protocol.
  • Mercy SWMO & SEK
    • Limit patients to one visitor per day.

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