cancellations/closings/business changes



Cedar County Courthouse - Closed to the Public. For more information, visit

Bennett - Library closed 

Bennett - Fire department/Ambulance Department closed unless emergency

Bennett - City Hall - Closed to the public, no walk-in traffic. Employees are reporting, residents can call for assistance (563.785.4451) and to conduct business over the phone. 

Clarence- Clarence Public Library- Closed until further notice

Clarence- City Hall- Closed until further notice

Clarence- Clarence Telephone company- closed until further notice

Durant - Library - Closed until further notice

Durant - Community Center - No Office hours at this time, can be reached by phone

Durant - Extracurricular ball leagues - no practice until further notice. 

Lowden - City Hall - Closed to public. Employees are reporting to work, use mail slot or call for assistance. Online payments available through

Lowden - Library - closed to the public, online services and curbside services available  M, W, F between    9am-12 noon for books and videos. Please call the library @ 563-941-7629 to make arrangements 

Stanwood - City Hall - Closed to public

Stanwood - Library - Closed for cleaning

Tipton - All City buildings will be staffed, but closed to public through 4/12/2020

Tipton - Parks and Rec - soccer cancelled; parent-tot swim lessons will be rescheduled; baseball/softball registration deadline is April 1. Coaches meetings week of April 6

Tipton - Library - No fines will be charged; please hold all current library materials until further notice. 

Tipton - All non-essential board/commission meetings cancelled until further notice

Tipton - City Council meetings will be held electronically; access information will be posted with agenda. 

West Branch - Library - Closed;  Curbside pickup is available,  Patrons can put items on hold via online catalog, email, or via Facebook message. Allow staff one-hour notice prior to pickup. 

STATE OF IOWA- Extended expiration dates on all drivers licenses and vehicle registrations expiring Jan. 17 2020 or later

STATE OF IOWA - Iowa State Patrol is fully operational, but in-person access is limited. 

STATE OF IOWA - permits to carry weapons and permits to acquire will not expire during the declaration; , does not allow one to use an otherwise expired permit to purchase a firearm without completion of a NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) check at the time of the purchase or transfer.

STATE OF IOWA -   State Public Health Emergency Declaration 

· Temporarily suspends collection of property taxes and penalties and interest

· Temporarily suspends some evictions under the Iowa Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act or

 the Manufactured Home Communities or Mobile Home Parks Residential Landlord and Tenant Act in 

certain circumstances

 · Extends expiration deadline for a permit to carry and a permit to acquire a firearm and additional measures

· Permits the sale of carry-out, delivery, drive-thru of alcohol for unopened bottles of alcohol for bars and restaurants and suspends some fees

· Permits public meetings or hearings by electronic means to improve the functions of government while maintaining social distancing practices

· Suspends certain regulations to ease the transportation of agricultural supplies and commodities, food, medical supplies, cleaning products, and other household goods on all highways in Iowa

STATE OF IOWA - Governor Reynolds has closed all dine in access at restaurants,  hair and nail salons, pools, tanning facilities and tattoo parlors through April 30th;  suspension of foreclosures for select properties and eases requirements for professional licenses in order to enable medical staff to focus on caring for patients. 


Kirkwood Community College - Online Classes through at least 4/10/2020

Bennett Schools - closed until further notice

North Cedar Schools - Closed until further notice

Tipton -  Closed until further notice; STARTING 3/24/2020 -  meal service will occur between 11:00 and 12:30 Monday through Friday. Drive Through or Walk-Up Grab N Go.

At this point, meals will be distributed at the Circle Drive of the High School Building at 400 East 6th Street. Please stay in your car and meals will be passed through based on the number of children ages 1 - 18 in the car. 1 Lunch and 1 Breakfast will be provided per student PRESENT in each vehicle per day. No meals can be provided for children not present in the vehicle.

West Branch Schools -  Closed through April 30th; Pick up meal service for students on Mondays and Wednesdays at Hoover Elementary and West Branch Village (Main Office). Hours are 8am - 9am and 5pm - 6pm


Tipton - Tipton Adaptive Daycare (TAD)-  STAYING OPEN unless instructed to close by public health or the state of Iowa.  Also, TAD is donating unused childcare spaces to volunteer emergency responders. Proof of volunteer hours is required, and spaces cannot be guaranteed. We are also giving priority to emergency management personal and essential medical personal for drop-in spaces.  Call 563-889-2560 for more information. 


Bennett- United Peace Church- services suspended until April 4th. FaceBook Live for Sunday Worship; mobile food pantry distributing pre-boxed food, drive through only.

Stanwood - Stanwood Union Church- Closed until further notice.

Tipton -  United Methodist Church: No activities through 3/31/2020

Tipton - First United Church of Christ - Services/Activities suspended until further notice; Online services Sunday at 10:00am

Tipton - St. Mary's Catholic Church - All activities/services are suspended until further notice. 

Tipton -  Tipton Calvary Foursquare Church - Community Easter Egg Hunt postponed; Services cancelled until further notice, Sunday services will be online. 

Tipton - Trinity Lutheran is suspending all in-person events until further notice. 

Tipton - Hope Church of Tipton - closed until further notice.  Live-streamed services available at regular service times on Hope Church of Tipton Facebook page and 

Mechanicsville - St. Mary's Catholic Church - All activities/services cancelled until further notice. 

Mechanicsville- United Methodist Church- Closed through 3/31/2020. All activities cancelled.

Lowden - Zion United Church of Christ, All activities and worship services suspended through 3/30/2020

Lowden- Trinity Lutheran Church, Closed through 3/31/2020.  All activities cancelled until further notice.

Rochester - Rochester Methodist Church is closed until April 5th. Sermons will be streamed through Facebook live at 9am on Sunday. 


Cedar County Wide: Community Action of Eastern Iowa - Agency is open, walk-in services closed. 

Clarence- The Loose Brick- closed until further notice

Clarence - Clarence Senior Living - no visitors at this time

Clarence - Clarence Telephone - office closed to public. Service calls limited to trouble issues only. Available via phone at 563-452-3852. Payment can be made by mail, online, phone or use drop boxes. 

Clarence - Onion Grove Mercantile - closed until further notice

Clarence-  Mill Creek Café Open Tuesday- Friday 11am - 1pm- curbside take-out and delivery available

Clarence- Victory Lane Bar & Grille- Open 11am-2pm & 4pm- 8pm Curbside take-out and delivery

Clarence - Stay Golden Sunless Boutique- (563)209-8204 Open by appointment or online shopping available at .

Clarence - Sisters on 30 Resale- (563)3997 Open by appointment only

Clarence - The Popcorn Connection & Graphix Plus-  (563)320-3209 Call for Availability

Clarence - Diamond Cutter Graphics- (563)249-6411 Appointment only

Clarence - Fidelity Bank & Trust- Drive up only 

Durant - Dew Drop Inn - Carry Out Available

Durant - Ten Pin Pizza - Available for carry out. 

Durant - The Creamery - Open for carry out. 

Durant - Subway - Open for carry out. 

Durant - Jeff's Market -   $3 chicken lunches for kids! Fried and 2 sides for $3, this can also be called in ahead and picked up at either the Durant or Wilton locations! 

Lowden - American Trust and Savings Bank - drive through only, lobby closed

Lowden - Sweet P's - closed

Lowden - Lowden Dental - closed until further notice

Mechanicsville - Mechanicsville  Specialty Care - no visitors at this time

Mechanicsville- Bubba's Sports bar & Grill- Free delivery to people in Mechanicsville over the age of 60

Tipton-  Tipton Country Club- Carry-out available Thursday & Friday, 5pm-8pm through 4/30. Call

Tipton-  Tipton Pharmacy, open normal business hours. Curbside & Tipton city delivery available

Tipton- Among Friends- Reduced hours- Tuesday- Saturday -9 am until 12 noon. Call for after hour services

Tipton - Prairie Hills - no visitors at this time

Tipton - Cedar Manor - no visitors at this time; to reach staff, call 563-886-2133; to visit with a resident, call 563-886-3269

Tipton - Dairy Queen - Lobby Closed, Drive Through Only effective March 17th until further notice 

Tipton - Pizza Hut - Lobby, Buffet, Salad Bar Closed; Orders to go are available

Tipton - Cedar County Attic Museum - Closed to public until further notice

Tipton - Mi tierra - Take out and deliveries only, 11am-9:30pm, deliveries must have minimum order $25

Tipton - Wild Angels Expressions - Open by appointment only; all classes and open crafting events closed through April 30th

Tipton - Heartland Sports Complex closed through April 30

Tipton - Can City -  as of 3/25/2020 at 12:00pm(noon) closed until further notice.

Tipton - Subway - Open for carry out, or you can place orders online. Hours are 8:30am - 8:30pm

Tipton - Tiffiny's Tipton Bakery - Closed March 24 - 28th

Tipton - Tipton Farmer's Market - Closed until 4/16/2020.

Tipton - Monty's Pizza and Grill - phone orders available, Tuesday through Sunday 11am - 9pm. Pick up at alley drive through. 

Tipton - Tipton Family Restaurant - closed until further notice. 

Tipton- Hardees - Drive through and carry out only 

Tipton - Citizen's Bank - drive through open, front lobby closed

Tipton- US Bank- Lobby closed, available by appointment, drive up hours-9:30-4pm , Monday-Friday, Saturday, 9-12pm

Tipton - Total Look/Oak and Ivy - Closed until further notice

Tipton - Zumba, Rheannon Ehlers - all classes, all locations on hold until April 13, then will reevaluate. 

Tipton - Cedar Lanes/Tbecks - Carry out food only on Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays from 11am - 1pm, 5pm -8pm; League and Open bowling on hold until further notice. March 21 steak fry, carry out only 5pm - 8pm

Tipton - VFW - Closed until further notice

Tipton - Oasis Coffee Shop - Carry out only- Updated hours Monday through Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am through 12:00pm(noon)

Tipton  - Cedar Ridge Dental -  Any non-urgent, routine dental treatment delayed until APRIL 6th.  Any patients with routine appointments between MARCH 19th to April 2nd will be delayed and will receive a call. Emergency treatment available 563-886-1800.

Tipton - Tipton Vet Service - Available for curbside/drive up services beginning Thursday, 3/18/2020. Visit Facebook site for more information. 

Tipton - The Gathering - Closed until further notice.

Tipton - Simply Yoga - all in-person group classes are cancelled through the end of March. 

Tipton - Knights of Columbus - All activities cancelled during March and April 

Tipton - Tipton Pharmacy - Curbside pickup only, call 563-886-2158

Tipton - The Ritz Salon and Spa - Closed until further notice.

Tipton - Dr. Smith Dentistry - Closed. Call 563-886-2752 and leave message.  

Tipton - Niles Chiropractic Clinic -   

Monday             7:15am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday            7:15 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday      7:15 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday          7:15 am to 6:00pm

Friday                 7:15 am to 11:30 am

Tipton- LattaHarris - Office closed to the public but remains fully staffed.

Tipton - Epiphany Salon & Spa - Closed until further notice.

Tipton - State Farm- Lobby closed but remaining open 563-886-6120

Tipton - A-1 Bookkeeping & Tax service- Appointment only, no walk-ins at this time. 563-517-8502

Tipton - Nicole Rock's School of Dance- Closed through March 31st. (subject to change)

West Branch -  Crestview Specialty Care- no visitors at this time

West Branch - Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum - closed until further notice. 

West Branch - Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is closed as of 5pm, 3/17/2020

West Branch - Mexico Lindo - Carry out available, call for details. 

West Branch - Cotton Creek Mill- Closed until further notice, classes canceled until further notice as of 3/24/2020 please call/text Tami at - 563-210-6498 with additional needs/questions.

West Branch - Ladies Night Out 4/23/2020 is postponed

West Branch - Liberty Communications offices closed to public; employees still working and taking calls. 

West Branch - Marg's Little Red House Antiques and Uniquest - Closed until further notice. 

West Branch - Main Street Sweets - carry out available

West Branch - Down Under - carry out only until further notice

West Branch - Herb and Lous's - carry out only, delivery beginning 3/23/2020

West Branch - Reid's Beans - carry out available

West Branch - Roots Salon and Spa - Closed until further notice

West Branch - Brick Arch Winery - closed until further notice

Wilton - Wilton Cafe -  Free lunches for kids 

Wilton - Arty's - drive through and curbside available

Wilton - BWP Sales- Closed until further notice. Limited shopping through Facebook page with curbside pickup available for some essential items.


Mechanicsville Firefighter's Dance -  postponed, date TBD

Olin Fire Department -  Pancake Breakfast postponed, new date TBD

Cedar County Fire Association Meeting, scheduled for 3/31/2020 is cancelled. 

Region 6 LEPC HazMat Training - cancelled until further notice