Ikea reopens in Atlanta following coronavirus closure

Ikea is back open in Atlanta, with some new safety measures in place

You can add Ikea to the list of places in Atlanta that have reopened after closing amid the coronavirus outbeak.

The company announced that its location at 441 16th Street NW is once again open for business.

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"We are open and excited to start welcoming back customers. We are doing it thoughtfully and under the guidance from state and local authorities and information provided by the CDC," Ikea wrote on its website.

Some of the new safety measures at Ikea include:

  • Employees are being given masks, hand sanitizer and other protective gear
  • The number of customers will be limited to allow for adequate distancing
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be set up throughout the store
  • Food at the Ikea Bistro will be takeout only
  • The Ikea restaurant and children's play areas are remaining closed at this time

Additionally, Ikea recommends “you plan for your purchase in advance and consider a non-peak time or later date to shop if the need isn’t immediate.”

The store will continue to offer its curbside pickup, which it has been operating for the last few weeks.

Returning items will be done by appointment only.