Goodwill closes retail stores amid COVID-19 pandemic

Goodwill announced it will close its Minnesota retail stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a statement Wednesday, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota President Michael Wirth-Davis said the closures will begin Thursday.

Disruptions due to COVID-19 outbreak

Along with the closure of retail stores, e-commerce operations will close.

Goodwill will continue non-retail service and programs using "adapted methods" and online tools.

Service at the Rochester, St. Cloud and Willmar store locations will continue to be staffed.