When the COVID-19 pandemic began, it wasn’t uncommon for folks to stroll as lots as their native bank and uncover that the doorways have been a minimal of briefly locked. Colleen Haggerty, senior vp of media relations for Bank of America, spoke concerning the momentary closures early on. Primarily based utterly on Haggerty, “These momentary closures happen in areas the place foot visitors is low, or when staffing shouldn’t be adequate for all to stay open…When a middle closes, we work to reopen it as quickly as attainable…Shoppers additionally at all times have the power to transact most monetary wants via our ATM community, cellular and on-line banking.”Days flip into weeks, which flip into months and numerous banks remained closed to most people. Six months later, many native Bank of America branches all by means of the U.S. are nonetheless closed. Purchasers must know if their cash stays to be protected.