SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — As Hurricane Ian continues to approach the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, businesses and government offices are sending out closure notices and events are getting postponed or canceled.

Here are the places that have said they’re closed down as the storm approaches:

Government

  • City of Beaufort offices will be closed from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30.
  • Beaufort County Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30
  • Yemassee government offices will be closed starting at noon on Thursday, Sept. 29 until Friday, Sept. 30
  • Hilton Head Island Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee’s Sept. 29 meeting postponed
  • The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 due to inclement weather.
  • Chatham County will be closed both Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30 except for essential workforce.
  • City of Savannah will be closed both Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30 except for essential workforce.
    • City of Savannah Sanitation Services will no operate as per usual Friday, Sept. 30.
  • Bloomingdale will close at 12:00 noon Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30
  • Garden City will close at 1:00 pm Thursday, September 29 and closed Friday, September 30
  • Pooler will be open Thursday, September 29 and closed Friday, September 30
  • Port Wentworth will be closed Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30
  • Thunderbolt will be open Thursday, September 29 and TBD Friday, September 30
  • Tybee Island will be closed both Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30
  • Effingham County offices will close at 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 through Sept. 30
  • Hinesville City Hall and Municipal Courts will close at noon, Thursday, September 29 & all-day Friday, September 30. Public transportation and trash pick-up will be suspended until Monday, Oct. 3.
  • The Department of Driver Services (DDS) Brunswick and Savannah customer service centers will be closing Thursday at 1:00 p.m. These locations will reopen at noon on Friday, September 30.
  • Bryan County Offices in Pembroke and Richmond Hill will close at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept, 29, and will reopen Monday, Oct. 3.
  • Marine Corps Air Station Post Office will be closed until further notice
  • Parris Island Post Office will be closed until further notice

Health Departments

  • All health departments in the Coastal Health District (Chatham, Camden, Bryan, Effingham, Glynn, Long, Liberty, McIntosh) and all offices will suspend operations on Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30.

Health Services

  • Comprehensive Health Services in the counties of Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton will be closed on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, 2022.  
  • Concierge Pediatrics Clinic at Coastal Care Partners will be closed at 12PM on Thursday, September 29, and will remain closed all day Friday, September 30.
  • Beaufort Memorial physician practices will be closed Friday, Sept. 30
  • All three of the Express Care & Occupational Health clinics will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 and be closed all day on Friday, Sept. 30

Museums

  • National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:00 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 30.
  • Savannah Children’s Museum will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30
  • Old Fort Jackson will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30
  • Pin Point Heritage Museum will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30
  • The Averitt Center for the Arts in Bulloch County will be closed Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30

Events

  • Port Wentworth Family Skate Night is canceled this Friday Night Sept. 30.
  • Fall Fiesta at Great Oaks Bank is canceled this Thursday, Sept. 29.
  • South Georgia Tormenta FC’s scrimmage with Tormenta FC’s USL Academy team on is canceled today and has been rescheduled for Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
  • The Jason Aldean concert originally scheduled for Oct. 1 has been postponed to Oct.16.
  • This Fore The Kids Charity Golf Tournament is postponed

Airports

  • Savannah/Hilton Head Airport will be open, however, there may be flight disruptions beginning tomorrow.

Libraries

  • Live Oak Public Libraries in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties on Thursday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 1.

Consignment Shops

  • Goodwill retail stores in Brunswick and St. Mary’s will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, September 30.
  • Bit of Blue Boutique will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30.
  • Saint Simons Attended Donation Center will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30.
  • Goodwill retail stores in Savannah, Pooler, Rincon, Richmond Hill and Hinesville will close early at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 through Friday, Sept. 30

Manufacturing Companies

  • G-Force Manufacturing will be closed Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, 2022.

Financial institutions

  • BankSouth Savannah will close Thursday at noon through Friday
  • Carver State Bank branches on MLK and Skidaway in Savannah will be closed Friday, Sept. 30

Community Resources

  • United Way of the Costal Empire will be closed Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30

Grocery Stores

  • All Walmarts in Beaufort, Savannah, Pooler, Rincon, Hardeeville, Hilton Head and Bluffton will be closed after 5 p.m. Thursday and will reopen “once it’s safe to do so.”

Delivery services

  • DoorDash will stop delivering at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the following areas:
    • Georgia: Savannah, Hinesville, Statesboro, Brunswick, Jesup and Glennville.
    • South Carolina: Charleston, Hilton Head Island, Beaufort and Walterboro

WSAV will continue to update this as we get more information on closings.