211 for Chattahoochee Valley:

To connect to local resources and speak with a live specialist 24 hours a day, dial 2-1-1.

Visit for an online database and search options.


The River Valley Area Agency on Aging provides the Aging and Disability Resource Connection to give information about resources for persons 60+ and those with disabilities.  During this emergency, our database of over 3000 local resources is even more critical as a source of reliable information.  Some of the most frequent calls are about meals, transportation, and in-home services.  Please note that not all of these resources are free.  Some are cost/share or private pay.  Please call 706-256-2900 for answers to your questions.


Sexual Assault Support Center/The Center at 909 is still here and helping!!  We are still available for support, meeting with survivors one on one should they need it, hosting law enforcement interviews, keeping a stalwart watch over our 24/7 hotline as well as responding to sexual assault victims who report to the ER (though it looks a little different at this time.)

As essential first responders, operation has had minimal changes for us AND we are daily working to expand our distance services- such as adding a live chat to our website and soon video conferencing for one on one appointments with an advocate!

Survivors and anyone impacted by sexual violence, dating violence and stalking can still receive help and support 24/7.

Abby Moorman, Victim Advocate, 909 Talbotton Road, Suite A, Columbus, GA 31904, P: 706.221.1033 / E:


OCM Ministries has small care packages for those individuals in need of household items and personal items from toilet tissue, deodorant, toothpaste, lotion, wipes, toe fingernail clippers. For more information, text (334) 750-5958 …Evangelist Alicia Ogletree


Bishop Barbara Shepherd Pastor of Words of Wisdom Christian Center Inc, passing out Meals Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at 420 38th Street, Columbus, Georgia 31904


March 29, Newsong Community Church at 3920 Marvyn Parkway in Opelika will be having Drive-in Church. Those attending will be able to listen to the music service and message on the FM radio inside their cars. While the online services are great, during this time of isolation, people are really missing their church family. This gives us the opportunity to see one another, and worship together while continuing to practice social distancing.


North Alabama for LHC Group which is the largest Home Health Company in the US offers home health with most services covered by insurance.


The SCORE Columbus office is closed, but counseling is still available by phone, email, or video sessions. To submit a mentoring request please go to our website: SCORE, funded by the US Small Business Administration, has more than 300 chapters in the United States. Business counseling is available to both start-up businesses, and existing businesses.



MercyMed of Columbus is partnering with the Columbus Health Department to provide COVID-19 screening and testing to help with the overwhelming demand. MercyMed staff will collect samples for testing by appointment only. 


Bone Rehabilitation now offering tele-health.  I have been surprised how quickly my practice has changed in the last 17 day.  I have reached out to our patients who are not candidates to leave their homes and they are thrilled I callled and educated them on these changes.  We are able to treat our patients with a audio-video visit.  I have a private PT practice “Bone Physical Therapy”.  I would love to share how we can contiune helping out patients decreasing their pain and imiproving their over all motion with  our Pain Free Physical Therapy during this COVID – 19 pandemic.  Contact Sidney Bone-Ramsel PTA, Owner, 706-321-9000 Office.


North Alabama for LHC Group which is the largest Home Health Company in the US offers home health with most services covered by insurance.




Royal Cafe is open for take-out orders only in light of COVID-19. Open 11:30 AM / Close 5:00 PM.  Call 706-322-9149 to place your order.

600 11th Street, Columbus, GA 31901

Regular Dinner $10.75 (Meats w/3 Vegetables, Bread, Desert & Tea)

Vegetable Dinner $8.75 (w/ 4 Vegetables, Bread & Tea)


Cafe 431 is open for take out.  Call your order in 334-291-1250. Breakfast and lunch!


Creme De La Creme Catering and Diner, LLC, 6381 Milgen Road, Suite 5, Columbus, Georgia 31907

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  / Call-ins for pickup – (706) 610-1735 / Waitr deliveries / Business deliveries for 6 or more orders

Free dessert with meals

Lepoma’s Pizzeria to Donate 500 Pizzas in 30 Days to Those Affected by COVID-19

Columbus/Midland, March 24, 2020: Lepoma’s Pizzeria has pledged to donate 500 pizzas over the next 30 days to those who have lost employment due to COVID-19, or who are elderly and in need. The pizzas will be made available for carry-out from the Columbus and Midland locations. Recipients of the free pizzas will be determined by information submitted via the Lepoma’s website at Please submit name, email address, and state your need on the Comment form online.

“Our communities are currently facing hardship due to unemployment amid the threat of Corona Virus,” said Anthony Lepoma, owner, Lepoma’s Pizzeria. “If we can help feed our neighbors during this time of need, we are happy to provide.” Lepoma said that although the offer is limited to carry-out only, special circumstances will be considered for delivery, as resources permit.

Participating locations include Lepoma’s Pizzeria (Midland), 6516 Kitten Lake Drive, and Lepoma’s Pizzeria (Columbus), 7590 Schomburg Road. Pepperoni pizzas and cheese pizzas are available for this offer.


Subway restaurants are locally owned, open for takeout and/or delivery, and in need of our community’s support.  Subway Restaurants are offering a Family Take Out Special. Stop by your local restaurant and Get a free Footlong when you buy two. (Additional charges for extras. Free sub of equal/lesser price. At participating restaurants. No additional discount. Not valid on delivery.) Free delivery is also now available through all providers that are applicable to your market. Use promo code: SUBWAYNOW to waive all delivery fees on your next purchase. (Limited time only. Select areas. $0 Delivery fee. Other Services, fees & limitations may apply.) In addition to being available for takeout and delivery, our restaurant locations remain open for lunch and dinner. Please check the hours of operations at your local Subway restaurant.


Milano’s Italian Grill in Valley, Alabama located on Fob James Dr are still open for to-go orders and have started doing deliveries. 


Krystal’s on Manchester Expwy next to Peachtree Mall drive-thru only from 6AM to Midnight 


Fort benning community! El Zapata Mexican restaurant 2784 sightseeing rd. is open for Take-out orders from 11 am to 1.30 pm for lunch and 5 pm to 8 pm. Call to place orders at 706.689.9009 


Ezell’s in Columbus will be closed on Monday March 23rd and reopen on Tuesday March 24th at 4:30 PM EST for takeout.

Ezell’s in Phenix City will be closed Monday – Wednesday March 23, 24, & 25th, and reopen on Thursday, March 26th, at 3:00 PM EST for take out.


B.Merrell’s is open and serving guests 11am-9pm daily / offering curbside pickup and delivery with a no-contact option.


Red Lobster is still up and running for take-out. We recommend using to place online orders and are offering free delivery. If guests pay online and come to pick up their food we ask that they come thru the side entrance where they can grab their food and go. Red Lobster Columbus Park Crossing


Ice Dreams Ice Cream and Coffee Shop will be remaining open serving the Fort Mitchell and surrounding area with curb side to go and drive thru access of all coffee, ice cream, and our new food menu.


Mortens at Old Town will be open for dinner curb side from Tuesday-Saturday 5-8pm 762-524-7079.

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Big Mikes Steakhouse in Auburn are still taking limited menu To Go orders! You can place To Go orders over the phone or via Facebook.


Firehouse Subs is open for take out, 3rd party delivery, and web orders. One location on Gateway Rd has a drive thru as well.


Culver’s is open for drive thru and pick up. Ci Ci’s Pizza is open for Dine In and delivery. We are offering Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. We will also deliver any large to go orders .


At Ezell’s, our TOP PRIORITY is the Safety of our CUSTOMERS and STAFF. We are pleased to announce our Columbus & Phenix City locations will continue to operate our normal business hours for dine-in and take out ordering. We are striving to eliminate any possible contamination. We will continue to update our status at and through our social media outlets.

Ezell’s “Now Offering Curbside pick-up”. Please inform us if you are interested in this complimentary service when placing your Togo orders” Family Meals to Go now available! Delivery service available via Waitr & DoorDash.


Parker’s Pantry 1815 Garrard St. Columbus, GA 7:30-3:00 M-F, call ahead ordering, curbside service, take away service 706-984-8307


“Emerald’s Touch” BBQ (Food Truck) will still be in operation during the social distancing. Delivery is available by calling 706-718-9227, as well as walk up carry outs. Thursday and Friday on location at TSYS on Technology Parkway. Cleanliness is priority with a Health Inspection rating of 100. Call in your order to cut down on time.


Country’s three locations in Columbus are open in the dining room with spaced seating. In addition all three have begun curbside pickup for to go and of course Broad has curbside and drive thru.


Kilwins Columbus wants to help keep things sweet in the community. Offering curb side pick up for all your sweet treats. Call us at 706-221-2486 and we will assist you in placing your order.


Bare Roots Bibb Cafe and Catering is offering prepared meals delivered with no delivery fee to seniors in Muscogee, Harris and Chattahoochee Counties. Our 105 12th St, Columbus, GA 31901 location is offering curbside pick-up and deliveries through UberEats and Waitr. (706) 887-0005.


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Which Which Superior Sandwiches locations at Tiger Town Opelika and on Magnolia in Auburn are offering free delivery. Access this offer by going online to or download our APP.


Philly Connection Auburn would like to offer children a free lunch from our kids menu, no purchase necessary… If you or anyone you know have kids who has lost their lunches, please send them our way starting Monday between 11am and 1 pm for a free Kids meal. God bless and War Eagle! “Limit 1 per kid.” 2328 South College Street, suite 2 Auburn…


Little Caesars Pizza in Columbus, Phenix City, Auburn, Opelika, Valley and LaGrange is offering free delivery with orders $10 or more through March 29th. For customers ordering online for pick-up, they can use the Pizza Portal which will cut their lobby time down to 10-15 seconds for pick up for less interaction and social distancing…


The Simple Greek restaurants on Broadway, Columbus and at 6516 Kitten Lake Drive, Midland; are offering “Curb Side Delivery”. Delivery is also available thru Waitr…


RETAIL/GROCERIES is always available and loaded with awesome new Spring arrivals. We are offering free shipping on all online orders until April 11, 2020. Use code SHIPFREE at checkout. Call us at 706-322-8819 and we will assist you in placing a phone order. Curb side pickup is available, along with local delivery! We are open regular hours. “Social Distancing” is not a problem in our beautiful uptown location… is offering fun projects for at home DIYing and homeschool art projects. Curbside pickup is available to encourage social distancing. Please see our website for more information or call 334-320-8921 if you need any more information!


Auto Masters Repair, LLC – WE WILL REMAIN OPEN  We are taking every precaution to keep our community of customers and employees safe. We have been deemed an essential business and are helping customers maintain social distancing when obtaining auto repair and maintenance services.


  • CURBSIDE DROP OFF – call when you arrive.
  • DISINFECTION PROCEDURES- keys, surfaces touched, and inside of vehicles.
  • EMAILED RECEIPTS AND PAY BY PHONE- disinfected keys returned in a sealed bag.
  • SECURE KEY DROP BOX- located on our sign pole.

Thank you for your continued support.

Slade Pair

Auto Masters Repair, LLC

7401 Fortson Road, Columbus, GA

Owners- Mike and Slade Pair


ASE Nationally recognized Master Tech- Jim Putney

Mike and Slade Pair are proud to have an outstanding team of Professionals! All with extensive experience spanning 30+ years in the industry.

Service writer and office manager-Cheryl McMullin

Service writer and estimator- David Bass


During these challenging times, RNR Tire Express is open and committed to serving our community. Our team has been trained to maintain a safe and clean environment.  We are offering FREE Tire Safety checks, FREE Flat Repair and FREE Air for your tires.  RNR’s top priority is keeping you safe on the road.  We are open Mon-Sat 9A-6P In Columbus 5300 Veterans Pkwy and Opelika 3501 Pepperell Pkwy or online at



We are now delivering free phones to the Columbus area to anyone who qualifyies. Must have a Ga ID, get Snap Food Stamp, Medicaid, Social Security, or Low Incomed W2. Can call and make an appointment. deliveries will be done between 9am to 6pm.. The plan will give you Unlimited Talk Texting and 9GBits of Data.  Call 706 2259297 Or 706 464 9536 for appointment.


Melsremodeling are offering to go around to Residential /Commerical & Industrial Facilities to Disinfect and Sanitize 706-464-2191 & 850-628-5088


I would like to help our shut in seniors with their Medicare Questions .Seniors turning 65 or Seniors in need of enrolling into plan for healthcare . Call Suzanne McGraw 706 530 1324

ApotheCail is offering FREE local pickup at designated locations or home delivery within a 20 mile radius of Columbus 


The Pierce Standard is offering 50% off cleaning services as they relate to the Coronavirus. HEPA Neutralized Filter traps ALL particles and returns only clean fresh air. Asthma and Allergy certified and may be requested by medical doctors as a prescription for asthma and allergy patients (depending on insurance). Contact Owner, Damien Pierce 706-530-0527


ALBOES Computers in Columbus are offering a free pickup and drop-off service for all of our customers within a 10 mile radius. We will come pick up your computers, service them then deliver it back to your home at no extra cost!


Posh Spa & Lounge Valued Customers, is open for business from 10a-8p until further notice. All of our services are performed with the highest quality control of health and safety standards. Thank you for your support. 450 Blackmon Rd #300, Columbus, Ph: (706) 940-0682


Kosmik Beauty & Barber LLC located at 915 Amber Drive Suite C Columbus GA 31907 – Licensed master barber, Emamuel Dorsett, would like to help by providing haircuts to the elderly in this time of crisis our country is going through. (


Maple Ridge Golf Club 4700 Maple Ridge Trail, Columbus, GA 31909 706-569-0966 remains focused on the health and safety of our golf community, staff and players. We have decided that we will continue to offer golf services for now – we are implementing added precautions, such as sanitizing the carts before each use and extra disinfecting procedures of the Club House. We will update you if other plans develop. The Grille area is closed for seating. The only food available will be sold outside, downstairs in the back-lawn area and will be limited to hamburgers, hotdogs and snacks. Canned beverages will be available there. There will be no draft or fountain beverages….


All Wade Companies Dry Cleaners locations will continue to operate regular hours in order to provide our customers with uninterrupted service. We invite our customers to use the drive-thru at each of our locations. Our team will help to minimize any need to exit your vehicle or you may choose to use free valet service for pickup & delivery of your dry cleaning or wash n fold laundry. Please give us a call at our main office at (706) 322-1779 to register for these and any of our many other services…. is hosting a Free online Zoom call @ 1:30pm every day. Open to the public and will start with a check-in to see how everyone is doing and allow for some socialization. We will also discuss mindset, nutrition and then finish with an at-home workout that absolutely anyone can do. It will be led by a professional coach or two so that they have immediate answers to any questions they may have about what they are doing. Great for stay at home parents and military since gyms have been shut down on post. All can be done without any equipment but will give options if they have the equipment.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 493 895 3838

Cross Fit Deprivation is offering grocery deliveries for anyone who is having trouble getting out or can’t find the necessities they need. Or, if someone is taking care of somebody that is currently sick. We will help if someone is going through a financial burden or they can pay for the groceries and we will simply pick them up and deliver them. This will only apply to people in a range of 15 minutes from my gym. They must shoot us an email and tell us what they need and where and we will contact them from there. All emails must be received by 8 pm Wednesday for delivery Friday and Saturday. Emergencies will be taken on a case by case basis.

Cross Fit Deprivation will be doing workshops etc. as the need arises from the community. Whether that be how to boost your immune system, how to crush the ACFT while working out at home. And we may do virtual Movement screens to help people that are dealing with pain. Call 706-662-6237 or email

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