McDonald’s at Children’s set to close

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McDonald’s inside the lobby of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia will close permanently Saturday, July 10.

The Food and Nutrition Services Department will provide several additional options for guests and staff, including a special food cart in the Children’s lobby from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Guests will be able to purchase hot breakfast sandwiches, pastries and meal items such as Chick-fil-A and Simply To Go specialty salads and sandwiches. Additional options will be added once the temporary food service operations relocates inside the McDonald’s space.

The Terrace Café will extend operating hours to include Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Smokeshow Southern BBQ and Luna Pizza food trucks rotate from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every other Wednesday in front of the Health Sciences Building, weather permitting. Opportunities to expand food truck options will also be explored.

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