The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Ada businesses to reduce their hours or make other changes to their normal operations.

Here’s an updated list of closures, cancellations and schedule changes for businesses and organizations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The information was current as of Friday:

• Abba’s Tables: The soup kitchen is serving meals on a to-go basis only Monday through Friday. The dining room is closed.

• The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce office is closed, and all in-person networking, meetings and programs are suspended until further notice.

• ALC Photography: Closed until further notice.

• Arby’s has drive-thru service only.

• Arlington Animal Clinic: The clinic is keeping normal business hours, but the lobby is closed to clients. Call the clinic to make an appointment for your pet, then call again when you arrive. A staffer will come out and get your pet for grooming or treatment.

• Asahi Japanese Hibachi and Sushi Bar is temporarily closed.

• Blue Moon Cafe is temporarily closed.

• Chickasaw Nation casinos and businesses are closed through April 15.

• Chick Fil A: The restaurant has closed its dining room until further notice but will continue serving customers via its drive-thru and mobile curbside pickup service.

• Chili’s Grill and Bar is taking to-go orders and offering curbside service and delivery.

• Chimney Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The April 18 meeting is canceled.

• Cinemark Ada: The Cinemark chain has temporarily closed its theaters, including Ada.

• City of Ada: The city has closed city-owned facilities and suspended city-related events through May 4.

The following facilities are closed: Irving Community Center, Ada Public Library, Ada Arts and Heritage Center, Wintersmith Lodge and recreational facilities and events, including sports leagues. The library will remain a meal site for the Chickasaw Nation meal program, and the Irving Center will continue providing drive-thru meals only for patrons who make reservations by calling 580-436-8101 and pressing 1.

All other city services remain in operation, and city employees are reporting to work as usual.

Starting Monday, city offices will change their hours of operation until further notice. City Hall, Public Works (administration only) and Community Services will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The utilities department and the Ada Police Department (city court clerk and records office only) will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

City offices, including City Hall, Community Services, Public Works and Engineering/GIS, are closed to the public through May 4. For assistance, contact the Finance Department at 580-436-6300, ext. 223, or; Public Works at 580-436-6300, ext. 262, or; Community Services at 580-436-6300, ext. 236, or; Engineering at 580-436-6300, ext. 236, or; or GIS at (580) 436-6300, ext. 252, or

Ada’s parks are open, but the playground equipment is off limits.

• Community Health Fair: The Pontotoc County Community Coalition and Ada Regional United Way have canceled the Community Health Fair scheduled for today. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.

• Conservation workshop: The upcoming conservation workshop in Pauls Valley has been postponed indefinitely.

• East Central University: All East Central University buildings are closed to the public until further notice.

The ECU COVID-19 Response Plan website provides the most up-to-date information on the university’s course of action in joining global efforts to halt the pandemic. To learn more, please visit

• Fresco’s Mexican Grill and Gourmet Frozen Yogurt is taking to-go orders only. The drive-thru is open.

• The Game Lobby, 807 N. Broadway, is closed until further notice.

• Heavenly Buns Deli is temporarily closed.

• The Home Depot store has reduced its hours of operation. The store will open for business at the usual time but will close at 6 p.m. daily.

• Hot Shots is taking drive-thru or call-in orders only.

• JD’s Cafe: JD’s has closed its dining areas but is taking carry-out and to-go orders.

• Mattie Logsdon Library: The Mattie Logsdon Memorial Library, 221 W. 16th in Ada, is closed until further notice.

• Mazzio’s: The dining room is closed, but carryout and delivery are still available.

• Mercy Health Foundation Ada has postponed the Mercy Black & White Ball until July 31, and the Mercy Golf Classic has been rescheduled for Oct. 5.

• Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur and Oklahoma School for the Blind in Muskogee are closed for the rest of the year. Distance learning plans will begin Monday. OSD and OSB are divisions of Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

• Papa Gjorgjo has carry-out or curbside pickup service.

• Papa John’s doors are locked at all times, but non-contact carryout and delivery are available. Business hours are from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily.

• Pontotoc County: The county has canceled all activities at the Agri-Plex. The Pontotoc County courthouse and other buildings on the courthouse campus are closed to the public until further notice.

• Pontotoc Technology Center: The director of instruction/student services is working with instructors to develop plans that will allow continued learning opportunities for students. Part of the process includes a student survey to evaluate technology capabilities and identify potential needs. The school expects to communicate directly with students before Monday.

Counselor Renee Johns is available for students who may be struggling or have questions or concerns. Contact Johns at or call 580-310-2264.

The PTC campus is closed to on-site classes and training, and the Testing Center is closed.

Students who need to retrieve items from the PTC campus in order to continue distance learning should contact their instructor directly with a list of those items and their approximate location. Students must contact their instructors before noon Monday to participate in the pickup.

Unless instructors tell them otherwise, students may pick up their items between 8 and 11 a.m. or between noon and 2 p.m. Tuesday. For more details, check the PTC’s website, www.

• The Pro Cuts barbershop is closed.

• Rib Crib is taking curbside orders only. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. until further notice.

• Roma Italian Restaurant is temporarily closed.

• Tax-Aide: The Ada Tax-Aide tax preparation site at the Masonic Lodge, 730 N. Crestview, is closed until further notice. Taxpayers may consult the online site locator tool at for the most up-to-date information.

• Tradition Drug: The inside is closed, but drive-thru service, curbside service and free in-town delivery are still available.

• Tri-County Self Help Housing: Staffers are in the office, but the doors are closed to walk-ins. Call 580-310-9300 for assistance.

• Vision Bank: The lobbies at the bank’s branch locations are open by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to use the online account opening and loan application processes by visiting the bank’s website, If necessary, patrons may call 580-332-5132 for an appointment or email

Please note that when patrons arrive for a scheduled appointment, they will be asked general questions to assess their current health condition. Coin counters are currently unavailable for use and will not be grounds for an appointment.

The bank’s drive-thru hours will remain the same.

• Walmart: The Ada store has joined other 24-hour Walmarts across the country in reducing its business hours, which will allow workers to focus on replenishing supplies and better sanitizing the store.

The store’s normal operating hours will be from 7 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. daily.

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