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Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Schools
GHV has been approved by the state and will start serving free meals on Tuesday. 11:30-12:30 daily at the GHV elementary school and the GHV middle school in Ventura. For GHV children ages 1-18
West Hancock SchoolsWest Hancock CSD has been approved to provide lunches during the school closure for children in the communities of Britt and Kanawha that are 18 years of age and under. Parents or guardians of children 18 and under need to complete a form at this link so we can plan appropriately. Lunches will be provided beginning Friday, March 27. Pick up will take place at the middle school in Kanawha and between the high school and elementary in Britt. Lunches can be picked up between 11:00 am - noon. Specific details are found in the form itself.
Winnebago IndustriesTemporarily suspending production effective 3/23 - 5/18.
Forest Lutheran ChurchChurch Services will resume on May 3rd.
St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Garner Church services will resume on May 10th. No Sunday School or Adult Bible Class.
Abels Financial Services - Forest CityOur office is temporarily closed to the public for the safety of our clients. However, Dusty is working at the office and is available at (641)585-4099 or Also, Linda is working from home and is available at (515)341-2138 or at Please reach out to us with any of your needs or concerns.
BomgaarsOpen Monday-Saturday 7:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday regular hours. We are open for walk in shopping. Starting March 23rd, call ahead for curbside and carryout service, and it will be ready when you arrive.
Bonnie's Treasures - BrittClosed until further notice.
Britt Congregate Meals
Meals on Wheels will begin on Monday, 3/23 and continue until further notice.
Family Eye Care CenterForest City, Britt & Garner locations are closed until further notice. If you have an eye emergency, call the office for the emergency number.
Forest City Congregate Meals and Meals on WheelsMeals on Wheels will begin on Monday 3/23 and continue until further notice.
Forest City Family DentistryIn accordance with the Iowa Dental Board recommendations, we are seeing patients that need us for essential and emergency care. We will be open as needed until the COVID spread prevention recommendations are lifted.
Dr. Laila and her team of dental professionals know that we must keep our bodies infection and pain free for our immune system to ward off the COVID virus. This is especially true for patients with any underlying medical conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.
Together we MUST prevent any dental related visits to the Emergency Room and Urgent Care facilities to ease the already overburdened medical system.
If you have dental symptoms and your dentist is not available, call Dr. Laila and Forest City Family Dentistry at 585-4636.

We appreciate the responsibility to care for you and your family’s dental health and will be in touch to reschedule your regular checkup appointments.
Forest City Food BankThe Forest City Food Bank is now open Monday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
Please stay in your car.
Kanawha Congregate MealsMeals on Wheels will begin on Monday 3/23 until further notice.
KIOWOur office is closed to the public through May 10th. Call 641-585-1073 or email us at for assistance.
Maurers, Tesene & Reed Dental -GarnerGuidance from various agencies have now advised dental offices to postpone any non-emergent or elective dental care. After careful consideration and to be proactive against the spread of Covid-19, Maurer's, Reed & Tesene Dental in Garner believes this is in the best interest of their patients, staff and community. Maurer's, Reed & Tesene Dental will be closed starting Wednesday, March 18th, except to see emergency patients. They plan on reopening Monday April 6th, this will be continually reassessed and KIOW will inform you of any changes. True dental emergencies consist of dental pain uncontrolled by pain medication, facial swelling, infection or dental trauma. Please utilize the dental office for emergency treatment and do not go to the Emergency Room, as we want to ensure that space is reserved for sick patients. If you have a dental emergency and need treatment, call 641-519-0833.
Maurer's, Reed & Tesene Dental hopes that by taking this step, they are doing their part to prevent community spread of the Coronavirus.
Miller Pharmacy Operating normal business hours. If you need special assistance, such as medicines delivered to your car, just let us know. If you have something we can do to help assist your needs please just ask.
Tri-County Ducks UnlimitedBanquet in Thompson for Monday, March 23 is postponed until June 22nd.

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