Governor Kim Reynolds reduced many Covid-19 business restrictions effective May 1. But it turns out that many businesses and other institutions in Belmond are continuing to limit public access.
Trinity Lutheran Church will have drive-up worship in the parking lot east of the church on May 3, 10 and 17, weather permitting. This plan will be revisited later in the month. The service will also be online. There will be drive-thru Communion May 10.
Immanuel Reformed Church has resumed Sunday services, but the virus situation will be monitored. People who don’t feel well or people who are worried about their health should stay home.
The Belmond Evangelical Free Church held a service May 3. This may or may not continue depending upon attendance.
All Iowa United Methodist churches will remain closed through May and continue with online Sunday services. There will be drive-thru Communion May 10 in Belmond.
St. Olaf Lutheran Church will remain closed for now.
The Belmond UCC will remain closed for now. Online services will continue.
Calvary Baptist Church will have a Sunday service at 10 a.m. Other activities are cancelled.
All Catholic churches in Iowa remain closed. The local parish will show Mass on Facebook.
Belmond-Klemme Schools are closed through May 31.
Cattleman’s at the Club is open for carryout, curb-side and delivery service, but the dining room is closed.
The Belmond Drive-In is open for drive-thru business; the dining room is closed.
Sugar Pie Bakery and Cafe will continue with curb-side delivery; the dining area is closed.
Jerry’s Place will continue with carryout meals; the dining room is closed.
Nuevo Leon is open for to-go orders; the dining area is closed.
The Corner dining room has reopened, but there are a number of limitations in effect as ordered by the Governor. Patrons are asked to cooperate with the staff. Carryout is also available.
The Lyric Theater is not showing movies. However, the curbside service on weekend evenings for popcorn, candy and pop will continue.
The Belmond Independent is open; social distancing and regular sanitizing are taking place. Hallmark cards are available in the office. Customers who need cards can also call for home delivery or curb-side service downtown.
The Emporium has reopened for business.
The House of Treasures has reopened for business. Social distancing is being stressed. If you have a face mask, wear it.
The Black Dahlia has reopened for business.
The public library in Belmond is closed to the public, but the library staff is now taking orders for books and other materials. Call the library to place your order. Your materials will be brought out to your car when you drive up the next day.
The staff at Belmond City Hall is working, but the office remains closed to the public. You may pay your water bill in the lobby. You may also call if you need further assistance.
Belmond’s medical clinic is seeing patients, but you must call for an appointment. Please do not come to the clinic without an appointment.
Dr. David Gildner is now open limited hours for regular eye care. Please call for an appointment.
The Dental Center of North Iowa will reopen in Belmond on May 18. Dentists continue to be available for emergencies.
First State Bank customers will continue to use the drive-up and walk-up windows. The lobby will remain closed for now. You may call the bank if you need to conduct business inside.
Green Belt Bank customers will continue to use the drive-up window. The lobby will remain closed for now. You may call the bank if you need to conduct business inside.
The door at Property Link and Citizens Community Credit Union will remain locked for awhile. Credit union customers may use the drive-up window. Real estate customers may call for an appointment.
Jaspersen Insurance is operating, but the front door will remain closed awhile longer.
First Gabrielson Agency is operating, but the front door will remain closed awhile longer.
Thrivent Financial is operating, but the front door will remain closed awhile longer. Please call the office if you need assistance.
D.K. Arndt CPA is open, but strict social distancing practices remain in place.
Attorneys Houser, Berkland and Simonson are working, but the front door remains closed. Clients should call the office.
The Belmond office of Hancock County Co-op Oil remains closed to the public. Customers can call ahead for needs they might have.
The Belmond Redemption Center remains closed.
The front door at Kinseth Plumbing and Heating will remain locked for a while longer. You can call for service or to make an appointment to look at new appliances.
Belmond businesses that have not been closed during the Covid-19 crisis are not listed here. They are open as usual, and as always, would welcome your patronage.
Hair salons, museums, pools, tanning salons, theaters, casinos, playgrounds, campgrounds, senior citizen centers, skate parks, bingo halls, zoos, auctions and bowling alleys all remain closed. Door-to-door sales are prohibited.