May 29, 2024

Farmers Bank. Submitted photo.

Farmers Bank. Submitted photo.

Farmers Bank Closes Lobby to Customers, Taking COVID-19 Precautions

POMEROY, Ohio – Farmers Bank is implementing precautions in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

In a statement released on March 18, “Out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our employees and customers and on recommendation of federal and state officials, Farmers Bank will be temporarily closing our lobbies to the public starting Thursday, March 19th.”

The statement continued, “We will continue to provide services through our drive through facilities during regular business hours.”

Farmers is encouraging customers to use our other banking resources for account access including:
• Online Banking (
• Mobile Banking (FBSC Mobile)
• Debit Cards
• Drive Though Services
• Touch Tone Teller (740-992-9500)
• Night Deposit Boxes

“The health of our employees, customers and community is our top priority. Given the evolving concerns around COVID-19, we are taking a number of actions to help support local health management efforts,” said Paul Reed, President of Farmers Bank. “We also understand the concerns and needs of our customers and we are committed to being responsive to them throughout the uncertainty.”

Farmers Bank is available by phone and email and “will do our best to assist you with your banking needs.” Updates to their lobby status will be posted on their website ( and social media.