GALLERY: Here's a glimpse of the 'new norm' across the Spring, Klein community

As the global coronavirus pandemic has made its way to the Greater Houston area this month, many local residents are doing what they can to spread positivity throughout the community. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
As the global coronavirus pandemic has made its way to the Greater Houston area this month, many local residents are doing what they can to spread positivity throughout the community. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

As the global coronavirus pandemic has made its way to the Greater Houston area this month, many local residents are doing what they can to spread positivity throughout the community. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Normally bustling with business, Vintage Park resembled a ghost town on March 31. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Spring and Klein residents lined up outside Whitmeyer's Distilling Co. on March 31, waiting for free distillery-made hand sanitizer. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Whitmeyer's Distilling Co. switched gears from producing whiskey to hand sanitizer in late March to hand out to community members in need free of charge. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Deemed a nonessential business, Vicky Michelle, a dance studio located off Stuebner Airline Road in Spring, will be closed through at least April 30 in compliance with local and state regulations. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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All Klein ISD facilities will remain closed through at least May 4, district officials announced March 31. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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While the facilities of the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center remain closed, the church is hosting weekly services online. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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While the Barbara Bush Branch Library remains closed, ebooks, audiobooks, movies and more can be accessed online. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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While Precinct 4's Meyer Park remains open, contact points including playgrounds, picnic areas, benches and water fountains are temporarily shut down. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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While Precinct 4's Meyer Park remains open, contact points including playgrounds, picnic areas, benches and water fountains are temporarily shut down.(Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many restaurants, including Gringo's Mexican Kitchen, located on Cypresswood Drive in Spring, are offering curbside service to comply with state and county regulations. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many restaurants, including The Annex Crafthouse located in Vintage Park, are offering curbside service to comply with state and county regulations. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Many restaurants, including 242 Pub & Grill located on FM 2920, are offering curbside service to comply with state and county regulations. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to infiltrate the Greater Houston area and social distancing is becoming more prominent in Spring and Klein, more business and restaurants are closing or altering service offerings, while local resources such as parks, libraries and schools are making adjustments as well.


In the following gallery, readers can catch a glimpse of what the "new norm" looks like around the Spring and Klein community.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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