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What’s open and closed in London Ont., over May long weekend

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, not much is open in London Ont. during the long Victoria Day long weekend, but a few businesses are keeping their doors open.

What’s open on Monday:

Both of London’s COVID-19 assessment centres will remain open on Monday.

The Middlesex London Health Unit says the assessment centre at Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre will be open between 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday through Monday.

The assessment centre at Oakridge Arena will not be open Saturday or Sunday, but will be open Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

READ MORE: Optimist Club of Fanshawe London to discontinue May long weekend fireworks

All Food Basics locations are open between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Most are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Golf courses are allowed to reopen starting Saturday. It’s best to call ahead to make sure the golf course you’d like to visit is open with available tee-times.

Certain restaurants may offer takeout and/or delivery services on Monday. It’s best to call individual restaurants ahead to doublecheck.

Grilling tips for the long weekend
Grilling tips for the long weekend

What’s closed on Monday:

Most grocery stores in London are closed on Monday, but will stay open on Saturday and Sunday.

Both Real Canadian Superstores, both Valu-marts, and all No Frills locations in the city are closed on Monday, but are open for regular business Saturday and Sunday.

All Fresh Co. locations are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, closed on Monday.

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Both Sobeys are closed on Monday, but will open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

All Metro locations are set to open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, closed on Monday.

READ MORE: City, fire officials remind Londoners to follow firework, COVID-19 guidelines Victoria Day weekend

Most liquor stores are also taking the day off Monday, including all LCBO locations. Most are open between 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

All The Beer Store locations in the city are also closed Monday, but will remain open on Saturday between 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Banks are closed on Monday, and there will be no postal services.

There will be no garbage collection on Victoria Day, and the LTC will run on a holiday schedule.

Did we miss something? Call 519-931-6098, or email news@980cfpl.ca.

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