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We will continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and provide updates on this webpage as they become available. Here, you will also find links to resources for financial guidance and small business resources as well as industry-specific information regarding “essential business services.”

Our number one priority is the health and well-being of our employees, customers, and communities. Next to that, we are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers. We have implemented preventative measures and taken action to reduce face-to-face contact, but Advanced Turf Solutions will continue business operations unless ordered to close by state or federal authorities.

We know that spring is a hectic time of year for our customers, and we are committed to being your trusted partner in turf management. We encourage you to be proactive and place orders early. A reality of our industry is that many raw ingredients come from other countries. Still, we can assure you that we have made significant investments to properly service you and have a good supply of inventory throughout our locations at this time. 

Advanced Turf Solutions Updates

March 16, 2020

Advanced Turf Solutions is taking extra precautions to make our business locations safe for employees and customers.

  • We are following CDC guidelines for personal hygiene and preventative measures at all of our locations.
  • All travel, in-person meetings, and customer events have been suspended until further notice. 
  • All employees that can work from home are doing so.
  • We have taken steps to eliminate close contact among our employees working onsite.
  • Our sales team will continue to visit customers as needed. However, sales representatives will avoid having suppliers ride in their trucks and will stay away from public areas.
  • We will continue making scheduled customer deliveries while practicing social distancing.

March 18, 2020

We are requesting that walk-in customers call ahead to place orders with their sales representative before picking up.

  • Customers can call when they arrive for pickup and have their orders delivered to their vehicles without ever having to come inside. Phone numbers for all of our walk-in locations can be found on the Contact Us page.

March 23, 2020

All Advanced Turf Solutions locations currently remain open for business.

  • Our warehouses and offices are temporarily limited to essential employees only.
  • We continue to ask customers to call ahead to place orders and remain in their vehicles for pickup.

March 31, 2020

Due to the stay-at-home orders and guidelines for essential businesses, we are only able to service commercial businesses at this time.

  • We are temporarily unable to provide service to individuals picking up products for their personal lawns.
  • We continue to ask commercial businesses to call ahead to place orders and remain in their vehicles for pickup.
  • Our warehouses and offices are temporarily limited to essential employees only.

COVID-19 Resources

Guidance and Financial Resources

The Government is offering low-interest loans to help you continue to run your business in these uncertain times. Visit SBA.gov/disaster for more information.

If you have questions about these financial resources, we invite you to contact our controller, Kyle Ziliak. 

Lawn Care Resources

National Association of Landscape Professionals – NALP Coronavirus News and Resources

US Department of Homeland Security – “Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce”

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      Golf Course Resources

      GCSAA COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

      GCSAA COVID-19 Town Hall Handout

      Northeast Ohio Golf, “Golf Courses May Remain Open During COVID-19 Shutdown: Governor’s Office”

      Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council COVID-19 Updates

      Sports Turf Resources

      Sports Turf Managers Association – “A Message from President Simpson”

      Professional Grounds Management Society – “COVID-19 Resource Document”