FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2020
Joe Bell Elizabeth Rogers
Director of Corporate Communications Marketing Director
Cafaro Company Kennedy Mall
330-743-7688 563-556-1994 ext. 102
Back to business – Safely and Responsibly
In strict accordance with the Iowa Department of Public Health guidelines, Kennedy Mall will reopen to the public on Friday, May 8th. Although normal mall hours of 10AM-9PM Monday through Saturday and 11AM-6PM on Sunday will resume immediately, it is suggested that patrons call or check online for the hours of operations of individual stores.
We look forward to welcoming our friends, neighbors, merchants and visitors. They can rest assured that extensive measures are in place to make every visit a safe and healthy one. All businesses and patrons are urged to follow the orders of Governor Kimberly Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Public Health which provide details on their plan for protecting the health of employees, customers, and their families; supporting community efforts to control the spread of the virus; and, leading in responsibly getting Iowa back to work. These guidelines available at: https://idph.iowa.gov/Portals/1/userfiles/61/covid19/IDPH%20Reopening%20Guidance%204_27_20.pdf. Those who visit Kennedy Mall beginning May 8th will notice several changes. Throughout the mall, best practices will be employed to enhance social distancing and employees will be wearing face coverings in accordance with CDC guidelines. The mall’s stringent cleaning standards will be intensified, especially in high-touch areas. Visitors will also notice new signage and physical barriers to encourage everyone to practice safe-distancing and other healthy behaviors. Many of the mall’s retailers will be offering “Mall To Go” curbside pickup at designated mall entrances by calling your favorite store, in advance, to place orders. For a full listing of merchants and phone numbers, visit: https://www.kennedymall.com/directory/.
While the mall itself will be open, some stores, restaurants and other businesses may be opening at a later date or with alterations to their normal routine. Anyone who operates a business at Kennedy Mall is urged to contact the mall office at (563) 556-1994 or email@example.com to discuss reopening procedures.
Kennedy Mall has been serving the people of northeast Iowa, as well as nearby communities in Wisconsin and Illinois, since 1970. Located at 555 J.F.K. Road in Dubuque, the complex encompasses nearly 700,000 square feet of space. The mall is owned and managed in association with Cafaro Company affiliated entities, based in Niles, Ohio. For more information, visit www.cafarocompany.com and www.kennedymall.com.