Winter weather: Houston-area businesses are shutting down due to winter storm
Kroger stores across Texas and Louisiana will close at 8 p.m. Sunday and won’t re-open until at least Monday at 9 a.m. The change in hours includes all 109 locations in Houston and southwest Louisiana.
H-E-B is also reducing hours at Houston-area stores. Stores will close at 9 p.m. Sunday and are expected to re-open Monday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Central Market store on Westheimer will be open on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Due to severe weather, some @HEB stores will have temporarily reduced hours. Find real-time updates to store hours at H-E-B Newsroom. We continue to monitor the situation & will resume regular hours as soon as possible. https://t.co/k7JEGm6c9C
— H-E-B Newsroom (@HEBNewsroom) February 13, 2021
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Harris Health officials said all of their outpatient health centers, clinics and outpatient procedural areas in hospitals will be closed Monday, Feb. 15. Patients were being contacted directly about rescheduling appointments.
The city of Houston announced that the Municipal Courts would be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 through Tuesday, Feb. 16. Business will resume on Wednesday at 8 a.m.
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Kelsey-Seybold Clinic officials said they have canceled all appointments for Monday, Feb. 15, and will also close the Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Cancer Center, Sleep Center, COVID-19 testing locations, and the Pearland Administrative Office Building, due to icy weather conditions. Officials will be contacting those with a scheduled appointment.
The Houston Zoo will close early on Saturday, and remain closed until Tuesday, Feb. 16. Guest who have already purchased tickets can contact the Zoo to reschedule their visit for another day.
Due to forecasted freezing weather conditions, we will be closed tomorrow Feb. 13 at 4pm and will remain closed all day Sun, Feb. 14-Tue, Feb. 16. All ticket holders may reschedule their Zoo visit by emailing group.reservations[email protected] More info: https://t.co/2jMFXiSyra pic.twitter.com/vCpNGuHbn8
— Houston Zoo (@houstonzoo) February 12, 2021
Space Center Houston will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16. The facility is expected to open Wednesday at 10 a.m., but that could change depending on conditions.
The Harris County Tax office will be closed for both Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 in anticipation of the freezing weather. “While all Harris County Tax Office locations will be closed due to dangerous weather conditions, Tax Office customers may still complete their transactions,” Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett said. “Customers are encouraged to use the Tax Office website and phone options to conduct their business.”
Fort Bend County offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15.
MD Anderson Cancer Center will be closed for appointments on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb 16. Appointments will be rescheduled, and patients will be notified of the changes.
MD Anderson will be closed for patient appointments on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16, due to freezing weather and icy conditions expected in the Houston area. Monday and Tuesday appointments are being rescheduled; patients will be notified directly of schedule changes. 1/5 pic.twitter.com/AbYcqHgp0X
— MD Anderson Cancer Center (@MDAndersonNews) February 13, 2021
Houston Health-affiliated Curative COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
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