All JCPenney stores and Washington Square Mall are closing tonight, Wednesday, March 18, until Thursday, April 2 because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The JCPenney closures start at 7 p.m. tonight and they plan to reopen at noon on April 2. The decision was made at the corporate level, and online ordering and delivery are still available, according to a news release on the store's website.

The Washington Square Mall Board of Directors decided to close the mall for safety, maintenance and security reasons, according to a news release on the mall's Facebook page. It will close at the end of the business day today and the reopening time on April 2 was not stated.

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