LAKEWOOD – Officials with the Chautauqua Mall announced this morning they plan to reopen Thursday at 11 a.m. following the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.
Planned reopening dates for individual stores within the mall my vary, officials say, so customers are asked to call ahead to see what is open.
The Chautauqua Mall is also asking customers to follow these guidelines when visiting the location:
- Practice social distancing and stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) from other people.
- Covering your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover in accordance with state and local guidelines.
- Do not gather in groups.
- Adhere to each individual tenant’s COVID-19 policies.
- Adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, recommendations and mandates regarding COVID-19.
Additionally, the mall is implementing rigorous disinfectant and cleaning practices which include periodically disinfecting areas most susceptible to the spread of germs.
Alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers will also be located in highly-trafficked areas and walkways for public use.
“We are inspired by the resilience of our community and look forward to safely welcoming back our guests, said Julie Bihler General Manager at Chautauqua Mall. “We will continue to work with local, state and federal agencies to do all we can in order to contribute to the containment, treatment and prevention of COVID-19.”
Chautauqua Mall has also partnered with the Salvation Army and the Humane Society of Chautauqua County to show its support for the local community. Residents are asked to drop off non-perishable food and pet food items in a donation bin located at the Main Entrance daily from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
In addition, Chautauqua Mall has partnered with the American Red Cross to host blood drives July 24, August 14 and August 28 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.