Chick-fil-A closing dining rooms amid coronavirus concerns

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Posted at 10:39 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 22:39:09-04

(WTXL) — Chick-fil-A has announced its temporarily closing its dining room services in an effort to prevent person-to-person spread of the coronavirus.

The fast food chain giant made the announcement on Sunday.

Dining room services are temporarily closed. Some location will still offer drive-thru or takeout services. Playgrounds at Chick-fil-A locations have also been closed down until further notice.

Read Chick-fil-A's full statement below:

Our highest priority continues to be the health and well-being of everyone who comes into our restaurants. As we navigate the evolving impact of coronavirus on our communities, we are temporarily closing our dining room seating to help limit person-to-person contact. Some of our restaurants may only offer service through our drive-thrus, while others may be able to offer takeout, delivery or mobile order options. Thanks for your patience. We know these are challenging times, but we’ll continue to do our best to serve you.

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