Local coronavirus-related cancellations

Schools, churches, businesses and organizations have announced several closures, cancellations and changes due to the coronavirus outbreak.

This list is meant to be comprehensive for the Appanoose County and Seymour areas. If there are additional announcements not included, email the Daily Iowegian at newsroom@dailyiowegian.com.


The Centerville Concert Association has cancelled all concerts until further notice.

The Shoppes at Bradley Hall has closed until further notice, effective March 18.

The Community 1st Credit Union Centerville branch is closed to the public. Lobby access is by appointment only. Other service available only through drive-through.

The Appanoose County Courthouse is closed to the public until further notice, with appointments available. County offices can be reached at the following numbers: Auditor 641-856-6191; Assessor 641-437-4529; Board of Supervisors 641-856-6101; Clerk of Court 641-856-6101; Conservation 641-856-8528; County Attorney 641-437-7178; General Relief 641-856-7431; Juvenile Court Services 641-856-6194; Mental Health 641-856-2085; Public Health 641-437-4332; Recorder 641-856-6103; Secondary Roads 641-856-6193; Sheriff 641-437-7100l Treasurer’s Office 641-856-3097; Veteran’s Affairs 641-856-6597.

The Appanoose County Law Center is closed to public access except for limited basis. There are no jail visitations, but the sheriff's office is working on implementing a Skype-like system for the future. Inmates who may be ill with any illness are currently being isolated until deemed safe for general population. No public finger printing or breath testing for employers.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville has announced all activities, including weekend Masses, have been canceled indefinitely. The office will remain open. For more information, or if in need of a priest, call 641-437-1984. Visit stmaryscenterville.org for updates.

The Centerville Municipal Housing Agency will be open to the public by appointment only. Persons may call 641-856-8742 for an appointment. only one person will be allowed in the lobby at a time.

The Rathbun Lake Area YMCA will be closed beginning Monday, March 16. All programming and events are suspended.

Snap Fitness in Centerville is closed through noon March 31, per Gov. Kim Reynolds' order.

The Drake Public Library is now closed until further notice and all programming has been canceled. The library encourages the public to take advantage of online services offered at the library’s website at drakepubliclibrary.org.

Centerville City Hall lobby is closed to the public as of Monday, March 16. Late payment fees will be temporarily waived for those unable to make payments. Staff is working in a staggered schedule to avoid large numbers in the building. The dog licenses deadline has been extended to April 30.

Centerville Municipal Waterworks all late fees and penalties are waived at this time.

Appanoose County ISU Extension is closing from March 17 at 5 p.m. through April 4, 2020. All programming is canceled.

Tenco has announced that all adult day habilitation services across all Tenco facilities are suspended.

The Centerville Rotary Club will not meet for at least the next three weeks.

The following restaurants have reported closures: Ching Dow, La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, Wray’s Sports Bar, Lucile’s Steak and Spirits, Jing Jing Chinese Restaurant, and North Side Diner.

The following restaurants have reported being open for take-out and/or drive-through (if available): George & Nicks, McDonalds, Pizza Hut/Wing Street, Subway, Sonic Drive-in, Raymond’s Dairy Queen, and The Hungry Cow.

Demry Auction LLC has postponed its March 28 and April 4 auctions. Both will be rescheduled.

Centerville Schools closed for at least four weeks as of March 16.


Moravia City Hall is closed to the public. City staff is working. Public works is operating but not doing work inside residences, accepting appointments with businesses.

Moravia Schools are closed until at least April 13.


Moulton City Hall is closed to the public. City staff is working and public works is working as normal.

Moulton-Udell Schools closed for at least four weeks as of March 16.

Rural Appanoose County

Mystic City Hall is closed to the public and open by appointment only. Public works working as normal.

Cincinnati City Hall is closed to the public. The city clerk is working 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and is available by phone. Late fees are waived and there will be no shutoffs.

The Appanoose County Weekly Meals program is suspended until further notice.


The Seymour City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. Payments can be made through the slot in the door. Payments should be placed in an envelope with the exact change if using cash. A receipt will be mailed.

The Seymour Library will remain open as of now but will not allow more than 10 individuals inside at a time.

Seymour Schools are closed until at least April 13.

This list was last updated at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 26.