Company Announcement Regarding COVID-19: Updated April 3, 2020
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April 3, 2020: Update on In-Store Procedures

The Sullivan Tire Maintenance Department is in the process of visiting all of our retail facilities to install transaction sneeze shields at the front sales counter in an appropriate spot where the transaction will occur. They are starting up in Bangor, Maine on April 6th and working their way south.

We will continue to adhere to the 6 feet of separation, but realize there are instances where that distance may be closer. For this reason, all materials (papers, keys, etc.) passed between our employees and our customers will be made under the sneeze guard to protect each other.

Our goal is to keep each other safe and healthy, and we will continue to implement procedures and guidelines that align with this goal.

Please see the update from March 18, 2020 below for additional service options for our customers.

March 24, 2020: Update on Business in Maine

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service is classified as a "COVID-19 Essential Service" under Auto Repair and Maintenance Facilities, and therefore will remain open during the executive order put in place by Governor Janet Mills. The order begins Wednesday, March 25th at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in place for two weeks until Wednesday, April 8th at 12:00 a.m in Maine.

March 23, 2020: Update on Business in Massachusetts

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service is classified as a "COVID-19 Essential Service" under Auto Repair and Maintenance Facilities, and therefore will remain open during the emergency order put in place by Governor Charlie Baker that starts Tuesday, March 24th at noon and runs through Tuesday, April 7th at noon in Massachusetts.

March 18, 2020: Update in Regards to COVID-19

To our Valued Customers,

We know your vehicle is very important to you and we want to make things as safe and convenient for you as possible in these unprecedented times. We continuing to follow the CDC guidelines as stated in our previous communication to you and continue to closely monitor the situation. We are implementing additional steps detailed below.

CLEANING STORES: We have made additional investments in professional cleaning services for our locations.

ADDITIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICES: Effective immediately, we are instituting this OPTIONAL service.

  • Curbside check in service. Simply call us from the parking lot of your local Sullivan Tire, and a Sullivan Tire representative will greet you outside and take your keys. If you need a ride home, we will be happy to provide a ride service at no charge to you. When your vehicle is ready to be picked up, the ride service will bring you back. There will be no need for you to come into the building at all.

  • Limited Vehicle Pickup/Drop Off Service. (Updated March 23, 2020) We are offering a limited vehicle pickup and drop off service at most of our locations. Depending on staffing and demand, this service will be offered on a case by case basis.

    • Please call your local Sullivan Tire and Auto Service location to arrange a pickup appointment.
    • We would ask that you be within an 8-mile radius of one of our Sullivan Tire and Auto Service locations. If you are outside this radius and have no other choice to get your vehicle services, please call your local store and we will do our very best to accommodate you.
    • Please let us know if you are a healthcare worker or first responder and need your vehicle to get to work. It will be a priority for us to serve you.
    • Our elderly and higher risk customers will also be given priority for this service.

Of course, you are more than welcome to come to the waiting area as you normally would. This is simply an additional option that we want to offer you, our valued customers.

REDUCED STORE HOURS: Starting Monday, March 23rd, we are changing our hours of operations. All stores will now be open 7:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Saturday. Locations that are open Sunday will be closed on Sundays until further notice.

As stated above, we continue to follow this closely and will update you further as the need arises.

Thank you and stay well,

Your Sullivan Tire Team

March 13, 2020: COVID-19 

To our Valued Customers,

Our top priority is the safety and well-being of everyone we connect with. We recognize and understand that many of you have concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19). Therefore, we want to update you on everything we are doing to provide a safe environment for our customers and our employees.

First, we are closely monitoring the latest developments and following guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Second, we have taken and will continue to take preventative measures to reaffirm your health and safety at our facilities. In doing our part to slow the spread of the virus we are:

  • Working diligently to supply our stores with sanitizers and cleaning products.
  • Continuing to practice good daily housekeeping.
  • Investing in additional cleanings of areas when necessary.
  • Limiting travel and practicing “personal distancing”.
  • Encouraging increased hand washing.
  • Urging employees and customers who do not feel well to stay home.

We will remain open for business and will practice the safeguards above. We have a strong commitment from our suppliers and our current state of operations ensures we are being vigilant while continuing to provide the best service and products to our customers.

Sullivan Tire takes the well-being of our customers and employees seriously and are doing all we can to ensure you feel safe. We hope our actions give you reassurance that we are and will continue to be prudent. We are continually assessing the situation, and should we need to revise our current practices, we will update you accordingly.

For additional information about COVID-19:

We are all in this together and will continue to treat every customer and employee as a member of the family as we have done successfully for the past 65 years.

Please take care!

Be well, 

Your Sullivan Tire Team

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