COVID-19: Southwest Florida business updates and store closings

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In conjunction with Gulfshore Life Magazine, WINK News is keeping a list of business opening and closures in Southwest Florida.

*We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, as circumstances are continuously changing you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information. 

NOTE: This is not a complete list of restaurants offering discounts or in need of help. It includes those who we have been in contact with directly. Check local restaurant websites and social media for more.

To submit an update to your local business hours, offerings, etc. >> email digital@gulfshorelife.com.

WHO IS OPEN?

RESTAURANTS

As part of Phase 1 of reopening Florida, starting May 4, restaurants will be allowed to reopen with 25% capacity and can also offer outdoor seating (with six feet of space between tables).

Local restaurants are taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of its patrons and staff including implementing additional cleanings, providing take home meals, and meal delivery service. **To support our local restaurants, you can also purchase gift certificates to be used at a later date**

BONITA SPRINGS/ESTERO

 

CAPE CORAL

 

FORT MYERS

 

NAPLES

 

SANIBEL/CAPTIVA & ISLANDS

 

CHAIN RESTAURANTS: Dine-in seating operations have been suspended at many national fast-casual chains, including locations for Culver’s, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Dunkin’, Chipotle, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, KFC, Jimmy John’s, Arby’s, Sonic, Tijuana Flats and Tropical Smoothie Cafe. In most cases, drive-thru service as well as walk-in takeout and delivery are still available where applicable.

**Please keep in mind that while these are national chains, many of them are locally owned and operated**

 

  • Alico Family Golf: Call¬†(239)334-4653
  • Castle Golf¬†(miniature golf) is open with revised hours for the month of May. Call¬†(239) 489-1999.
  • Ding Darling Wildlife Society: Wildlife Drive (no entrance fee), hiking trails, and restroom facilities remain open. All programs, tours, and events are cancelled until further notice.
  • Gordon River Greenway¬†boardwalk is still open to the public.
  • Lee County¬†Parks and Preserves will remain open. The public is encouraged to practice Social Distancing.
    • PLEASE NOTE:
      • Recreation¬†Centers, Pools,¬†Dog Parks, Tennis Courts and Pickleball Courts are closed as of¬†Wednesday, March 18.
      • Programs,¬†Organized Sports and Rentals are cancelled as of¬†Wednesday, March 18.
  • Rookery Bay Preserve¬†remains open.
  • Salty Sam‚Äôs Marina¬†remains open and offering boat rental services from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve¬†‚Äėboardwalk‚Äô is open, the center, guided walks, and programs are suspended until further notice.
  • TJs Hatchet Hangout¬†remains open with lowered capacity and adhering to space distancing guidelines.

BANKS

  • Bank of America¬†is open with modified hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mon- Fri) until further notice.
  • Centennial Bank¬†throughout Southwest Florida has moved to¬†drive-thru only service, with lobby access available by appointment only. Online and mobile banking features will remain available 24 hours a day.
  • Chase Banks¬†are open with modified hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mon-Sat) until further notice.
  • Fifth Third¬†banking center lobbies will remain open to serve customers¬†by¬†appointment only¬†and will not be open for general access. Drive through and online banking is recommended.

GROCERY STORES

  • 12 Seasons Farm¬†is open for home deliveries to Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs and parts of Cape Coral.
  • Ada‚Äôs Natural Market¬†is open and offering curbside pick-up from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Fri) & Noon to 5 p.m. (Sun).
  • A Touch of Italy Deli & Market¬†is open and offering fresh meat, canned goods, grab & go meals, pasta and more! Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Sat) and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sun).
  • Big Lots¬†is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors during the first hour of business.¬†
  • BJs¬†is open and offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (daily).
  • Costco¬†is open and offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Dollar General¬†is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors during the first hour of business.¬†
  • Farmer Mike‚Äôs: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.¬†Offering fresh from the garden home delivery service to select areas in Bonita Springs ($30 minimum). Visit their¬†website¬†to order.
  • Food & Thought: Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Mon-Sat) In-store cafe is also serving take out food and juice bar. Call¬†(239) 213-2222.
  • Fresh Market¬†is offering a¬†reserved shopping hour for Seniors and the most at risk¬†from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Mon-Fri). Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • From Meat 2 You: Open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon-Fri) and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sat) with free delivery as an option. Call¬†(239)494-2033.
  • Paesanos Italian Market: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Sat). Fresh produce, deli, meat and to-go meals. Call¬†(239) 549-7799¬†(Cape Coral).
  • Pair-A-Dice Produce: Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Sun)¬†offering a full line of fruits and vegetables as well as salsa and key lime pie. Call¬†(239)466-4464.
  • Parrot Key Caribbean Grill Restaurant: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for carry out lunch and dinner and is now offering a¬†Call-In Grocery Service (meats, dairy products, eggs, toilet paper and general purpose cleaners).¬†Call¬†¬†(239) 463-3257.
  • Publix Supermarkets¬†have modified store hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Pharmacy hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Sat) and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sunday).¬† Shop Publix Online by¬†clicking here.¬†Starting March 24th, a reserved shopping hour for Seniors will be available from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • Seed to Table¬†currently remains open with its usual hours of 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
  • Sprouts¬†offers online grocery orders by¬†clicking here.
  • Target¬†hours will be 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. until further notice.¬†Each Wednesday the first hour of shopping is reserved for Seniors and those most at risk. Order pickup and Drive Up services available.
  • Walmart¬†is open with modified hours of 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors during the first hour of¬† business.¬†
  • Whole Foods¬†is offering a¬†reserved shopping hour for Seniors (60 yr and older) from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Online shopping and delivery is available. Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • The Wine Store Naples: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon-Sat) offering online ordering, curbside pickup, and delivery services on all products. Call¬†(239)234-6625.
  • Winn Dixie¬†stores will close daily at 9 p.m. until further notice; offering¬†a reserved shopping hour for Seniors from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Mon-Fri).
  • Wynn‚Äôs Market¬†is offering free pickup and delivery on online orders over $50 (excluding gift baskets and platters).

GYMS & FITNESS STUDIOS

Gymnasiums and fitness centers state-wide have been ordered to close until further notice. The below businesses are offering online classes/programming.

MALLS

SERVICES

BONITA SPRINGS/ESTERO

CAPE CORAL

FORT MYERS

NAPLES

STORES

As part of Phase 1, stores have been permitted to open with a 25% capacity. Some stores recommend calling ahead to make an appointment.

BONITA SPRINGS/ESTERO

CAPE CORAL

FORT MYERS

NAPLES


WHO IS CLOSED?

During Phase 1, restaurants and shops have been permitted to open with a 25% capacity. Most beaches and parks have reopened; gyms and salons remain closed.

ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION

GYMS & FITNESS STUDIOS

  • Gymnasiums and fitness centers state-wide have been ordered to close until further notice.

MALLS

SERVICES

BONITA SPRINGS/ESTERO

FORT MYERS

  • The¬†Lee County Clerk‚Äôs Office¬†has made temporary changes to its services, including limiting public access to all Clerk of Courts customer service counters until further notice
  • Pak N Ship of SWFL¬†has closed its four locations across Naples and Bonita Springs until further notice.
  • Studio RK Salon¬†has closed until further notice.

NAPLES

STORES

  • Kaleidoscope Home¬†store has closed, however online shopping with shipping nationwide and free delivery in Naples is available. Call¬†(239) 777-6139.
  • Ulta Beauty¬†has closed its stores through at least March 31st.¬†They‚Äôre now offering free shipping on orders $15 or more¬†and continue their 60 day return policy.
  • West Elm¬†has closed stores through at least April 2nd. Online ordering & Buy-Online-Pickup-In-Store is available.
  • Saks 5th Avenue¬†&¬†Saks Off Fifth¬†have closed for the next two weeks or until further notice. Online ordering is available.
This is not a complete list of restaurants offering discounts or in need of help. It includes those who we have been in contact with directly. Check local restaurant websites and social media for more. To submit an update to your local business hours, offerings, etc. >> email digital@gulfshorelife.com.

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