Towns enter second month of restrictions
April 9, 2020
Into the second month of restrictions both locally and nationwide in the effort to mitigate the harm from the COVID-19 virus, Moorcroft businesses that have remained open to the public are enacting their own more diligent efforts.
Coffee Cup Fuel Stop is following the advice from Crook County Health, having restricted time allotted for customers to be in the store to ten minutes and installing sneeze guards to add to their previous adjustments.
Moorcroft’s Post Office was ordered to institute a sneeze guard as well, but without an actual plexi-glass partition, the crew installed a soft plastic divider that, according to supervisor Kim Watson, works quite well.
Diehl’s Supermarket has reinstituted their regular business hours now that they are able to keep the shelves stocked. However, they will maintain the early seniors’ hour for now.
Candy Elliott of Donna’s Diner reports that they are still open to call in orders from 7 a.m. until before 3 p.m. for curb side service. Customers who would like to order, but are not familiar with the menu, can ask for a rundown of items available.
Dewey’s Place is currently serving food and packaged liquor through the drive up window from around 10:30 a.m. until close at 3 p.m. The two-person crew wears glove and sanitize throughout the day. Owner Rachel Kemsey wants to throw a barbecue party when this situation is over.
Deere Haven is serving packaged liquor Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Owner Mandy Gidgeon says she can’t wait until the doors are open again, “We sure miss everybody.