Magic Valley businesses begin reopening following Idaho's stay-home order

A number of businesses in the south central Idaho are making changes to how they conduct business in light of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. KMVT is making a list of some of those changes (Source: MGN)
A number of businesses in the south central Idaho are making changes to how they conduct business in light of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. KMVT is making a list of some of those changes (Source: MGN)(KMVT)
Published: Mar. 17, 2020 at 10:45 AM MDT
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Many businesses are expanding operations or reopening as part of stage 1 of the Idaho Rebounds plan starting May 1. Many places are as that patrons to keep six feet of distance between them and other individuals, wear face mask, wash and sanitize hands frequently and to stay home if people are sick, in accordance with Idaho's

MAGIC VALLEY MALL is reopening its doors Friday, May 1. Within the shopping center, stores selling apparel and shoes, sporting goods, technology, books, cosmetics, home décor, and more are permitted to re-open. Some national chain stores which have headquarters or offices in states that are still under stay at home orders may be slower to open, as their local operations cannot function without corporate support.

The shops at Magic Valley Mall, including surrounding shopping centers such as Target, Best Buy, Dicks Sporting Goods and Barnes and Noble are all open and welcoming customers back. For more updates, visit


City of Hailey City Council will be

about the impact the new order has on city facilities, parks and events.


A number of businesses in the south central Idaho are staying open but making changes to limit the potential exposure and spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Below is a list of businesses making temporary changes.


is contacting patients to reschedule "non-urgent elective medical procedures" and providing


in Idaho are limiting restaurant hours and offering carryout and delivery only to limit the spread of COVID-19. All delivery fees will be waived through April 12. The restaurant hours are daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Guests can order online at

The 10 McDonald's restaurant locations in Twin Falls, Jerome, Buhl, Gooding, Mountain Home and Hailey operating hours currently remain the same (and they vary by location). The dining rooms are closed to walk-in customers, but they are serving customers through our Drive-Thru and Mobile app ordering curbside service, according to the south central Idaho owners. Additionally, the four Twin Falls locations have delivery available from DoorDash and UberEats. The Jerome location has delivery available from DoorDash.

North Side Canal Company is open but the Jerome office will be closed to the public. Those needing to conduct business with the company can call the office at 208-324-2319. Operation and maintenance assessments may be paid by mailing payment to 921 N. Lincoln Avenue, Jerome, Idaho, 83338; by phone with a credit card (3% fee will apply), or by dropping the payment off at the front door.

in Twin Falls will temporarily close Tuesday, March 17 until March 31. In the meantime people can utilize more than 500 exercises through the Planet Fitness app that can be done at home, according to a press release sent to members. The

will also be hosting “Home Work-Ins,” which are free to everyone and will be streamed daily, Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET.

is closing as of 4 p.m. Tuesday for the season.

closed the winter skiing season on Monday. The closure included lift operations, ski school, dining outlets, retail and rental services. The village operations, including restaurants and lodging will continue to operate with limited services until further notice. Lift tickets, lessons and rentals purchased online and dated March 16 or later will automatically be refunded within 14 business days. People with questions can contact Snowbasin at 801-620-1000, or Sun Valley at 888-490-5950,

has suspended some events until after May 10. Office will remain open, but patrons can call or email.


is asking credit union members concerned about public places to utilize their financial institution's online and mobile technology, ATMs, drive-through windows and even calling their local branch's call center with questions.


stores are offering reserved shopping for senior citizens and at-risk community members, like pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems. Those designated shopping times will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9 a.m.

is keeping its stores open, but closing at 6 p.m. local time starting Thursday, March 19.

is temporarily closing its stores effective Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. They are scheduled to reopen April 2. The company will continue to monitor the situation and follow guidance from the CDC and local, state, and federal health officials and will reassess or adjust its policies accordingly as the situation unfolds. Customers can continue to shop online at or through its app.


stores have adjusted hours starting Tuesday, March 17,

will resume normal business hours.

will operate 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Men's Warehouse stores are closing stores through the end of March. Customers can still receive services online and some limited services to ensure customers can pickup merchandise previously ordered.

is reducing store hours. The Twin Falls Target store had a sign saying they are open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. This will help staff restock, clean stores and support in-demand services like Order Pickup and Drive Up. The first hour of shopping on Wednesdays will be to support vulnerable guests, like the elderly and those with underlying health concerns.

are closing their stores for two weeks.

is temporarily changing store hours starting Sunday, March 15. Stores in neighborhood markets will be open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. until further notice. This will allow associates to stock shoves and clean stores. Stores operating under reduced hours will keep their hours of operations. Walmart is also offering a special shopping time for people over the age of 60 on Tuesdays, from March 24 until April 28. Read more

is temporarily changing store hours to 7 a.m. to midnight, though some may be adjusted locally by stores. Stores are using the night shift to stock and clean stores. The Twin Falls store posted hours of 7 a.m. to midnight, until further notice. Each store will post updated hours and changes. A sign at the Twin Falls store also asked customers to practice some social distancing by staying 6 feet way from other customers.

This list is posted as a public service announcement. Business making changes can email KMVT at to be added to the list.

Idaho Bucket List seeks input on how people can support Magic Valley businesses during times of soial distancing. Read more on the blog#buylocal208

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