Coronavirus Update: See How Local Businesses are Responding


Watch this space for updated information on how local businesses are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.   It’s important we show support for our local businesses during this unprecedented time!

The following businesses have contacted us with updates:


The Local, Holden
Open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout,  and delivery.
Tuesday through Saturday, 4:00 to 9:00pm

McDonald’s, Holden
Holden McDonald’s is open for Drive Thru only from 6am to 11pm
and delivered by Uber Eats, Grub Hub and Door Dash. We also can take large orders  (over $50) over the phone for pick up through the Drive Thru. 508 829 5615

Seven Saws Brewing Company, Holden
Growlers and Farm to Fork Gourmet snacks TO-GO! Until further notice we will be accepting PRE-ORDERS only, No walk ins. Upon arrival to pick up your order during your designated time, proceed to the rear parking lot behind the taproom. Please stay in your vehicle and a 7Saws staff member will confirm and fulfill your order. Link to order on-line:

Sweets and Java, Holden
Now open Wednesday through Sunday. Pre-order online! Place your order, make your payment, done! Check the website for special menus. 508-829-7900

The Wong Dynasty, Holden
Open Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-10pm; Friday and Saturday 3pm-11pm; Sunday noon to 10pm.

Golf Courses

Cyprian Keyes Golf Club, Boylston
Both courses open for play!  You can call The Golf Shop directly at 508-869-9999, or book online.


Alzheimer’s Association, Worcester
There are many people right now in the community who may have loved ones living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia living at home or in an assisted living. The Alzheimer’s Association is available to help through our 24/7 Helpline: 800 272 3900 . We also have a number of online programs available as well.
COVID-19 Tips for Caregivers:

Alzheimer’s Association Virtual Programs:

Canterbury Vision, West Boylston
Canterbury Vision is now open by appointment only for routine as well as urgent eye care.  We are following strict infection control protocol and limiting access to our facility.   Please call Canterbury Vision at 508-854-0595 for your eye care, contact lens and glasses needs.

Commerce Bank, Holden
ITM virtual teller is available Monday-Friday 8-5 and Saturday 8-2.
Lobby by appointment 9-4 Monday-Friday. 508-829-0093

Conte Insurance Agency, Paxton
We are still open but not accepting walk in customers at this time. We continue to provide insurance services through phone, email, and text messages. We have suspended our notary services but we continue to do registry of motor vehicle service 2 days a week. We have reduced our hours from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.  508-757-6401

Cornerstone Bank, Holden and Rutland
Lobby and drive-through are  open.   Cornerstone Bank is partnering with Harpers Payroll Services to offer two months of free payroll processing. Call  for details. Holden: 508-829-0865  Rutland: 508-886-2291.

Coury Creative, Holden
A family photo represents a valued moment in time, but a shoebox full of photos is a life story. Coury Creative is helping those in our community who want to preserve the photographic legacy of their families. In some cases, people may want to have the restored photos reprinted, but the process of digitizing makes the photo collection simple to share with every family member.  For more information call: 508-829-2700

Devereux, Rutland
Seeking personal protective equipment (PPD) for Advanced Behavioral Health Team members. Although we are not a medical facility, we are responsible for over 300 individuals 24-7, and our staff are considered essential.  Therefore, even if COVID hits our campus or programs, we still need staff to come to work.  We have identified quarantine units if needed but will certainly need PPE for staff to cover 24hrs/day.  508-886-4746

Edward Jones, Worcester
We are not seeing clients face to face because of social distancing, but we are available 8:00am – 5:00pm, as always.
Mark Bernier: 508-755-1213
Jeff Prunier: 508-459-0140

Fay Brothers Funeral Home, West Boylston
It is our honor to take care of your loved one during this time and we are here to help you navigate this process. As for any immediate need or concern, we are available by phone, email, video conference, and in-person appointment to talk about the necessary next steps. 508-835-6500

Forward Financial Services, Worcester
We are fully operational and open for calls and zoom appointments.  Offering complimentary consultations and hosting regular webinars. Please do not hesitate to call if we can be of assistance to you, your family and/or your business.

Holden Discount Oil, Holden
Holden Discount Oil is open regular hours M/F 7:30-4:30. The inspection is also open regular hours M-F 8-5 and Sat 8-1.  The Car wash will be open weather permitting.  508-829-9585

Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Holden
Office is closed until further notice. Agents are working remotely and are responding to emails and calls on a daily basis.

LeFame Nail Lounge & Spa, West Boylston
Now open Tuesday through Saturday! To make an appointment please text Tommie: (774)437-1858. 

McGreevy’s Barber Shop, Jefferson
Open 7 days a week by appointment only. Call 508-210-0466 or book online:

Next Level Church, West Boylston
Offering online services. Next Level Church Online at at the following times: Sundays at 9:00am, 10:45am, or 7:00pm, Mondays at Noon, or Wednesdays at 7:00pm EST or on Facebook Live at nextlevelchurch on Sundays at 9:00am, 10:45am, or 7:00pm EST.

Next Level Up Tutoring, West Boylston
Providing online tutoring session through Zoom or Skype.

Positive Results Hypnosis, Holden
Hosting free on-line sessions via Zoom to help people learn to relax and lower stress/control anxiety.

Ry-Clean Commercial Janitorial Services, Sterling
Using odor destroying virucide when cleaning customer sites.

Service Master by Williams, Sterling
We have the tools and know-how to disinfect and clean your facility safely and correctly. We use an EPA-approved product and have developed cleaning and decontamination protocols and standard operations practices related to the COVID-19 virus.
Johnna Carlson – 978-502-4843

SERVPRO, Worcester
SERVPRO of Worcester is uniquely prepared during this unprecedented time to clean and disinfect your home or business.  Our highly trained team of professionals are trained in adhering to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards. We use EPA approved products and follow CDC guidelines for cleanup practices. Although we take great pride in our cleaning and sanitation efforts in the battle against Coronavirus, we have not deviated from our core services of Fire, Water, and Mold remediation.

The Stone Cobblers, West Boylston
Offering remote services so customer can start their projects from the comfort and safety of their homes.

Traina & Traina Insurance Agency, Sterling
Open by appointment only and encourage email and phone calls or video calls on Zoom.  978-422-7700

Van Pool, Rutland
Van Pool is Still hiring during this Crisis for Drivers and Monitors – Once we are back to ”normal” we will be back on the road driving special needs students to school.  We have year-round, part-time work with 29 hours average per week.   We are conducting interviews by Phone, Zoom and FaceTime.   For more information Call Laura at 978-979-4141  or email  or apply on line at
For the Wachusett Area – please select Barre/Base 3.

Wachusett Pest Control, Hubbardston
Offering outside treatments and, if possible, inside treatment on a case-by-case situation following CDC guidelines of social distancing and sterilization.

Webster First Federal Credit Union, West Boylston
All Webster First’s branches are now open for full service.  Regular normal lobby and drive up hours: 8-4, M,T,W; 8-7 Thursdays; 8-5 Friday and 8-12 on Saturday.

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