Russell Area Chamber Business Updates

We are doing our best to keep this page updated.  Please feel free to call the businesses listed here for the most up-to-date information.  


*A Full House  -  (785) 483-2104

OPEN modified business hours Mon-Fri 9a-5p, Sat 9a-12p.

 

Agrilead, Inc.  -  (785) 483-5000

OPEN.  Normal Business Hours and Operations.  Mon-Fri 8:00a-4:30p.


Amercian Family Insurance-Agent Brian Ruder  -  (785) 483-6052

Lobby CLOSED.    

We encourage our customers to pay online or call the office directly for assistance, Mon-Fri 9a-5p.


Barton Community College  -  (620) 792-2701

Find updates here >>


*Bottlenecks Liquor  -   (785) 483-7500 

OPEN Drive-thru ONLY.  Modified business hours.  Mon-Sat 9a-9p.  Sun 12p-8p.  If one of our Spirit Guides are not at the window, give us a friendly honk.  


Casey's General Store  -  (785) 483-5911

OPEN modified business hours.  Mon- Sun 6a-10p.  Pizzas stop at 9:30p.


City of Russell  -  (785) 483-6311

CLOSED to the public.  

This closure includes all departments except for the Russell Municipal Airport, Public Transit Bus, public parks, and the municipal golf course, which will remain open until further notice.   The clubhouse at the municipal golf course is limited to occupancy of no more than ten (10) people at one time. The public transit bus is limited to taking passengers to and from Russell Regional Hospital, doctor’s offices, grocery stores, and places of employment. The City of Russell will continue to provide essential services to the community.

Customers and the public will need to utilize the City’s online resources at  www.russellcity.org or call 785.483.6311 to make utility payments, apply for permits, and communicate with city staff.   City Council meetings will proceed as planned. 


Clara Barton Russell Family Medical Care  -  (785) 483-3811

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Thurs 7a-5p.

Patients/visitors arriving at both Clara Barton Hospital or any Clara Barton Medical Clinic will be met at the door by a Clara Barton staff member and asked a series of questions upon arrival. These screening questions will assist us in determining if the patient/visitor has symptoms of the coronavirus. The staff member may ask you to put on a mask. If you are asked to wear a mask, please do so in order to protect both yourself and other patients.   If you are coming to the clinic for routine lab work, please call the clinic before your arrival.    If you feel as if you have symptoms of the coronavirus and plan to be seen at the clinic or in the Hoisington ER, please call us before your arrival so we can prepare.


Closet Boutique  -  (785) 483-5600

CLOSED.


Comfort Pro  -  (785) 483-6568

OPEN for calls only.  Showrooms closed.

Rain or shine, in sickness or in health, Comfort Pro is here for our communities. You can drop payments off in the boxes out front or pay over the phone. We will be dispatching our team remotely, as well.  If you are experiencing symptoms and in need of our services, we ask that you let us know at the time of the call.


Cook's Home & Auto - (785) 483-3116

OPEN normal buisness hours.  Mon-Fri 8a-6p. Sat 8a-4p. Sun 12-3p.


*D. Palma & Mercantile  -  (785) 483-2177

OPEN only for FedEx and UPS Drop-off 10a-3p Mon-Fri.  No in-store shopping.


Dream Theater - (785) 445-1949 

CLOSED


Driscoll Law Office  -  (785) 483-5325
Temporarily closed its office to walk-in traffic.  People can still call the office, schedule appointments and speak with Jerry.
  Staff will be limited during this time.  If you don’t reach anyone, please leave a message.  Someone will get back to you. 


Dr. Paul Lampert, OD (Eye Doctor)  -   (785) 483-2291 

CLOSED to the public and for routine exams. We will see patients in the case of an emergency.  Staff is available for phone calls at (785) 483-2291. 


Eagle Broadband Investments  -   877-613-2453 

OPEN normal business hours.  

We are currently keeping our retail centers open, but we are also encouraging our customers to interact with us online and over the phone where we can serve you and meet all of your needs. If you do need to visit us in person, we ask that you join us in using precautions when entering our stores and facilities. If you or a member of your family are not feeling well, please come back when you are feeling better or reach out to us through one of our many channels. Additionally, if you have concerns about a scheduled appointment for an Eagle technician to visit your home, please give us a call and we will reschedule for a later date or work to resolve your service issue remotely. 


Elliott & Gilmore, CPA’s  -  (785) 483-3154

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 8a-5p.


Espresso Etc.  -  (785) 445-4055

CLOSED.


*Freedom Claims Management  -  (620) 792-9151

Lobby CLOSED to the public.  Please call or email staff as they will still be working in the offices, except on 3/30/20 - closed all day.   Mon-Fri 8a-5p.


Glassman Corporation  -  (785) 625-2115

OPEN for calls only.  Lobby CLOSED.  Mon-Fri 8a-5p.


Gorham State Bank  -  (785) 637-5401

Victoria Drive-thru OPEN only.  Mon-Fri  7:30aa-4p.   Our lobbies at both locations will be restricted. Please utilize our night-drop at both locations and our drive-up at our Victoria location. 


Great Bend Co-op  -  (785) 483-2128

 We remain OPEN FOR BUSINESS, fully operational and fully staffed.  All of our Sales, services, and operational components of grain, feed, agronomy and our layer operations will continue to serve the needs of Great Bend Coop and its patrons.  Great Bend Coop is suspending foot traffic in our Great Bend office.  Please click here for updated info about our services.


*Gregwire Pharmacy  -  (785) 483-3301

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 8:30a-6p.  Sat 8:30a-1p.

Curbside delivery is available.  Call ahead and staff will bring your order to you in your car outside of the Pharmacy.  Free home delivery is also available. 


Gudenkauf & Malone, Inc.  -  (785) 483-6220

OPEN operating under regular tax season hours. 8AM-5PM M-F Evening & weekends by appointment only. 


*Heartland Building Center  -  (785) 483-2161

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 7:30a-5:30p. Sat 7:30a-12p.

We are open and ready to serve you during our regular business hours. Stop by our store or shop www.heartlandbuildingcenter.com for over 70,000 items that can be shipped free to our store within a week. We can also assist with any online orders.   We ask that customers stay behind the green taped areas, in order to keep a 6 ft. distance. Please place your merchandise on the counter, then step behind the green line. Thank you and we appreciate your cooperation. 


Heritage Insurance  -  785-483-6633

Lobby CLOSED to the public.    Mon-Fri 8a-5p

The health and safety of our clients and team members is our #1 priority. To protect our community, we are urging you to handle as much of your business electronically or remotely as much as possible (email, phone, text, etc.).

We sincerely appreciate your consideration at this time. Be well and take care!

To further assist you we are implementing a new texting software so you can text message our agents directly to their office land lines.

You can call OR TEXT our agents in Russell at 785-483-6633.


Homestead Assisted Living  -  (785) 483-5882

New Temporary Visitor’s Policy: Due to rising concerns over COVID-19, all communities are suspending non-essential visitation, including guests visiting their loved ones.  Essential visitors will be screened prior to entry.  Building access is limited to only the main entrance. 


Insurance Planning  -  (785) 483-2163

OPEN normal business hours.   8a-12p and 1p– 5p.  

We encourage you to contact us by phone, email or mail or by  a  scheduled appointment, but we are available If you have to just drop in the office. 

All services remain available. 

  

Jagged Edge Salon & Spa - (785) 483-3772

CLOSED.


Kansas Originals Market & Gallery  -  (785) 658-2602

CLOSED.  Please shop at www.kansasaoriginals.com or 785-658-2602 to place your order which will be promptly shipped or merchandise can be picked up at the door with prior arrangement if the order and payment are made in advance. 


Kitchen Vault  -  (785) 483-5767

CLOSED.


*Klema Apple Market  -   (785) 483-2149 

OPEN.  Modified business hours:  Mon-Sat 7a-8p.  Sun 8a-7p.  Klema's is asking that you limit your grocery shoppers to one family member and please do not bring in reusable grocery bags at this time. 


KRSL Russell Radio/Lark Ventures  -  (785) 483-3121

Lobby CLOSED to visitors.  However our staff is still working via phone and email.   Anyone needing to speak with someone in sales, news, sports or accounting is encouraged to call 483-3121.


McDonald's of Russell  -  (785) 483-6554

OPEN normal business hours.  Sun-Sat 6a-11p.  

Drive thru is open.   Customers can come inside and get their order to go; however, the dining area and self-serve beverage is closed.   Ice cream cones are not available until further notice.  The safety and well-being of our employees and customers remain our highest priority.  For more than 65 years, McDonald’s values of quality, service and cleanliness have endured. Today, that same commitment guides all our actions and restaurant standards as we strive to safeguard our people and customers during this coronavirus outbreak. Please know the McDonald’s you know and love is as safe and delicious as ever. 


Mecca Plaza  - (785) 445-3533 

OPEN modified business hours.  Snack Shack Restaurant: Dine-in area closed.  Curbside & Delivery available.  445-3527.  Open Mon-Fri 11a-2p.  Vape E-scape Mon-Fri 11a-5p.  Curbside for supplies available.  445-3533.       We have CBD and essential oils for immune boosting and pain. 

 

Meridy's Restaurant  -   (785) 483-2635 

CLOSED

 

Midway District K-State Extension Office - (785) 483-3157 

Office CLOSED.  Employees working from home.  From Midway's Facebook:  "Due to updated K-State Research & Extension protocols regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midway District Staff are telecommuting (working from home) and physical offices in Russell and Ellsworth will be closed from March 15 through April 4th.  If you need to get in touch with Midway Extension Office Staff or Agents please call the Russell office at 785-483-3157, or the Ellsworth office at 785-472-4442 during normal business hours for assistance. You may also send us an email. If there is no answer please leave a message and we will get back with you."


Midwest Energy  -  (800) 222-3121

Walk-in Customer Service Offices CLOSED.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions online at www.mwenergy.com,  If customers would like to make payment arrangements, report emergencies or outages, please contact Midwest Energy at 1-800-222-3121. 


*Midwest Family Health   -   (785) 483-2119  

OPEN - Drive-thru, local delivery and mail service ONLY.  Mon-Fri 8:30a-6p.  Sat 8:30a-1p.

For the safety of our patients, we will remain open, but our front doors will be locked.  We will offer the same service through our drive thru, local delivery and mail service.  You can still contact us for refills at 785-483-2119 and or send a secure message to us on the RxLocal Mobile App.  Let us know your needs and we will be happy to gather your over the counter items also.  We are here to provide the best possible service and keep you safe.  With that said, we are providing our services a little different to keep everyone safe. We appreciate our customers.  Thank you for your understanding.   


Myers Furniture  -  (785) 483-2481

OPEN by appt only.


Nex-Tech  -  (785) 483-5555

Retail stores CLOSED to the public.  

Nex-Tech has closed all Nex-Tech retail store locations to walk-in traffic effective Monday, March 23, 2020.  We will remain open and ready to serve customers through our customer service number at 877-625-7872


OPI  -  785-483-5463

At this point, due to the illness we will be limiting public access.  If anything is needed please call, email or place orders online.  If possible we ask that you call to pay in advance or have it billed.  We will fulfill your order and have it ready from 10 am – 12 pm for pickup daily or by appointment.  We will still have limited deliveries and will explain any policy changes before delivery. 

You can cantact me at 785-483-1772, dheaton@opikan.com, or order online at www.opikan.com


Peking Garden Chinese Restaurant - (785) 483-3225

CLOSED.


Pentad Properties  -  (785) 483-2400

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 9a-5pm.

Only doing emergency maintenance to limit contact in homes to keep employees safe 


Perfect Print - (785) 483-2789

CLOSED but taking orders online and phone only.   Mon-Fri 9a-5p.


Pizza Hut  -  (785) 483-5688

OPEN for CARRY-OUT and DELIVERY ONLY - normal business hours.  Sun-Thurs 10:30a-9p.  Fri-Sat 10:30a-10p.  Dining area closed. 


Russell Area Chamber of Commerce  - (785) 483-6960

CLOSED and working at home.  Please feel free to call or email russellkschamber@gmail.com.


Russell County Offices and Departments

Offices and departments CLOSED to the public. Russell County personnel will continue to work in their respective office and will be available by phone, fax, or email. There is a drop box available on the North-West comer of the Russell County Courthouse where items can be dropped off or payments made to any Russell County Department. Someone will make sure it gets to the right department. If you have any questions, please call the respective office. The Russell County Landfill will remain open at this time. The Russell County Health Department will remain open with limited services, but asks that persons call the office before coming in. The Russell County Sheriffs Office will remain open, but will be limiting non-essential services and will no longer allow inmate visitation. 

 

Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF)  -  (785) 445-3611

OPEN by appointment.  Please contact Angie Muller, Executive Director, at 785.445.3611 or rcacf@eaglecom.net.  Refer to our website www.rcacf.net and Facebook page for current announcements on grants, scholarships, and charitable giving opportunities.


Russell County Economic Development & CVB  -  (785)483-4000

OFFICE CLOSED TO PUBLIC.

All business with Russell County Eco Devo & CVB will be conducted via phone and/or email: Mike: rced2@russellks.org, Ashley: cvb2@russellks.org, Sheila: receptionist@russellks.net or call 785-483-4000   If you would like our visitors guide, current events calendar, or fishing brochures please check our brochure holder outside of the office.


Russell County News  -  (785) 483-2116 

Office CLOSED to the public.

Our customers can call in ads or use the  drop box in front foyer for payments. This breaks my heart to have to do this, as I enjoy talking with our customers. But for now, safety is top priority.


Russell County School District USD 407  -  (785) 483-2173

March 17, 2020, 4:10 PM Shelly Swayne, USD 407 Superintendent  -   In accordance with Governor Laura Kelly, USD 407 Russell County School buildings will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Continuous learning plans and requirements for academic growth and credit achievement will remain as a focus of children K12.  For more info >>


Russell Dental Care - Dr. Michael Jones, DDS  -  (785) 483-2411

CLOSED.  Dental emergencies, call 785-483-9640. 


Russell Eyecare Center  -  (785) 483-2451

CLOSED.  Eye emergencies and if you have any questions concerning medication refills or ordering contact lenses, we will have staff available over the phone. We can be reached at 620-792-2020 (Great Bend) or 785-483-2451 (Russell). Contact lenses can be mailed to patients that need them urgently.  


Russell Public Library  -  (785) 483-2742

CLOSED.  Our internet hotspot remains on while we are closed. You can access it through your mobile device by clicking on the Nextech hotspot in your wifi settings. There is no password. Park next to the library to access it. 


Russell Ready Mix Concrete  -  (785) 483-3952

OPEN normal business hours. Mon-Fri 8a-5p.  Sat. by appt.

We ask that everyone follows the social distancing put out by the President.


Russell Recreation Commission - (785) 483-6966 

CLOSED.   Due to the continued nationwide concern about Coronavirus, Russell Rec. has closed its building as of 9:00 a.m. March 18th. We can still be reached at 785-483-6966 and at director@russellrec.com.  We will honor all memberships in full upon reopening. Youth soccer season cancelled.


Russell Regional Hospital  -  (785) 483-3131

OPEN.  No Visitors.

To protect our residents and patients we strongly encourage you to not visit the facility at this time. Russell Regional Hospital has implemented a “No Public/Visitor Access”, which includes family members, effective March 15th, 2020, until further notice. Very rare exceptions may be made in extenuating circumstances for family and visitors. Those individuals will be screened prior to entry. Public access to the cafeteria has also been suspended until further notice. This restriction does not include the Meals on Wheels service.   Patients who are scheduled for medical care will continue to access Russell Regional Hospital through the main entrance and are encouraged to keep appointments unless they are sick or exhibiting respiratory or flu like symptoms as noted on the kdheks.gov website. Patients who have questions or concerns should contact the department performing the test or procedure. 


Russell Regional Hospital Physicians Clinic - (785) 483-3333

OPEN normal business hours. 


Russell Senior Citizen Center - (785) 483-2008 

CLOSED.  We will continue to serve our homebound and we will do a grab and go for the ones that have signed up for it.  We are not allowed to add any more names as we don’t have the manpower.  Please do not contact the Sr Center and overload the phone lines as I will not be there to answer the phone. Please be patient and will be back with you soon. But let me tell you this I’m going to miss all of you so very very much.


S & W Supply  -  (785) 483-6243

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 8a-6p.  Sat 8a-noon.


Security 1st Title  -  (785) 483-3415

Lobby CLOSED to the public.    Mon-Fri 8a-5p.

Our lobby is available to those with appointments.  Curbside closing is also available by appointment.   Please call our office for an appointment:  785-483-3415 


Sonic of Russell - (785) 445-3661

OPEN normal business hours. Mon-Thurs 7a-11p. Fri-Sat 7a-12a. Sun 8a-11p.


Southwind Bank  -  (785) 483-2300

OPEN.  DRIVE-THRU ONLY.  7:45-5:00 M-Th and 7:45-5:30 Friday.   Bank Lobbies only available by appointment.   Southwind Bank encourages customers to also use online banking, night depository and ATM channels if possible. Customers may visit southwindbank.com for current information. 


Subway of Russell  -  (785) 483-5900

OPEN modified business hours 11a-6p for Carry-Out ONLY.  Dining area is closed.  Only 5 customers allowed in the store at one time.

 

Sunflower Bank  -  (785) 483-6322

OPEN.  Drive-up open Mon-Fri 7:30a-5:00p.   Lobby Hours: Mon-Fri 9a-4p. Sunflower Bank encourages customers to use the drive-thru, online banking, night depository and ATM channels if possible.  Customers may visit Sunflowerbank.com for current information. 


Thompson, Arthur, Davidson & Katz Law Firm  -  (785) 483-3195

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Fri 9a-noon, 1p-5p.  


UMB Bank  -  (785) 483-6800

OPEN - Drive-though only.  Mon-Fri 10a-4p.

UMB encourages customers to use the drive-thru, online and mobile banking.  If you desire to meet with a banker in person at the Russell location, please call 785-483-6800 to make an appointment. 


USA Express  -  (785) 483-2770

OPEN normal business hours.  Sun-Sat 6a-11p.

 

Waudbys Sports Bar & Grill  -    (785) 483-2532 

Dining Area CLOSED.  Delivery & take-out Sun-Sat 11a-2p and 5p-8p


Westside Propane & Convience Store - (785) 483-5450

OPEN normal business hours.  Mon-Sat 6a-8p.  Sun 8a-6p. 

 

Wheatland Nursing Center  -   (785) 530-5219 

VIsitors restricted to:  Family member visitors over 12 years of age visiting a resident at end of life or in hospice (limited to one at a time).  Outside healthcare providers serving current residents.  Resident Ombudsman.  Essential vendors and deliver personnel.  We are just loving our residents , doing our best to keep them safe and happy and we want to thank everyone for their support during this time! 


WIlson State Bank  -  (785) 483-7300

Drive-Thru ONLY Mon-Fri 8a-5p.   Bank Lobby only available by appointment.  We encournage you to use our Online and Mobile banking on our website at wilsonstatebank.net.   Another alternative to in-person banking are our 3 convenient ATM locations.   Additionally, you may want to use one of our night depositories located at each of our branches. And of course, you can always call your local branch for any of your banking needs. 


Wilson Communications  -  800-432-7607

Business Office CLOSED to the public, beginning Monday 23rd.      
Customers are still able to utilize the payment drop box at the Wilson office.  Payments may also be mailed to the office or made online.  


Woelks House of Diamonds  -  (785) 483-5767

CLOSED.


Yoga and Massage of Central Kansas  -  808-349-0432

At this time all massage services will be unavailable, until further notice. Virtual Yoga & Meditation will be available, inquire within. Appointment based Private Yoga & Meditation will be available with more than 6 feet of comfort. Aromatherapy & Teas are available for pick up too. Reservations at; 808-349-0432 


 

Please keep the Chamber of Commerce up to date on your business.

We know changes are occuring daily!   The Chamber supports your business and wants your customers to know your status.

Please email the Chamber office with updates and changes to 

russellkschamber@gmail.com or call 785-483-6960, with your business information, your hours and whether they have changed recently, and a short update on how you are serving your customers. Thank you!!




Coronavirus Updates & Kansas Resources

Business Resources

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More Information >>

 

Small business owners and sole proprietors can begin applying April 3.


Independent contractors and self-employed individuals can begin applying April 10.


Deadline for applications is June 30th, 2020.



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  • Tax Filing & Payment Extensions
  • Economic Impact Payments
  • Coronavirus-related scams 
  • Employee Retention Credit


 More Information >> 

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Unemployment Information

Click here >>


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Grant Application for the SAUW COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Now Available! 

 

Based upon the charitable structure of the COVID-19 Response Fund, our grants are limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations,

groups fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or other charitable organizations able to receive a tax-deductible

contribution, such as schools, faith-based organizations, and other public entities.

We will prioritize community organizations that are providing short-term access to basic needs ie., food, shelter, education,
health, and financial stability.


More Information >>

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 On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief offered by the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  

More Information >>


COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers  >> 

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  • City & county governments
  • Finances & Business Lending
  • Agriculture
  • Insurance & Labor
  • Transportation

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 Do you know the best steps your small business can take now that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is in Kansas?  This resource guide will help you plan to keep your team and your business safe. 


More information >> 



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USDA implements measures to help rural residents, businesses impacted by COVID-19 


More information >> 



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 COVID-19 Response

  Live Chat 9a-4p  Mon-Fri 

 specifically to provide support to Kansas businesses and nonprofits applying for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the U.S. Small Business Association 


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 With all 4 States (Iowa/Kansas/Missouri/Nebraska) in FEMA Region VII having received Presidential Disaster Declarations, all local governments throughout the entire Region may now go to https://grantee.fema.gov/ and begin the Public Assistance application process. Attached you will find two guides designed to assist Applicants through account creation and RPA (Request for Public Assistance) submission.


Applicant Quick Guide: Grants Portal Account and Request for Public Assistance. A step-by-step guide for potential Applicants on how to create an account and submit an RPA.


Recipient Quick Guide: Grants Portal Account and Request for Public Assistance. A step-by-step guide for Recipients on how to create new accounts, batch upload accounts and RPAs, and approve RPAs.


Please contact the Chamber for the required forms beyond what is mentioned here.


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The Department of Education announced:

that it will allow forbearance on federally-backed student loans for sixty days beginning on March 13, 2020. Likewise, the Administration has also waived all interest on student loans for this period. You must contact your loan servicer to begin a forbearance.

More Information >> 

Contact us:

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Do have information that would be helpful to this page? 

 Other websites or resources?


If so, please let us know:

Russell Area Chamber of Commerce

russellkschamber@gmail.com

785-483-6960  (after 1pm Mon-Thurs)