Designated Shopping Time for Seniors During Coronavirus Pandemic

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 a couple grocery shoppingAccording to The Washington Post, Grocery store chains throughout the D.C. region and the nation are making changes to their hours and allowing older shoppers and those with weakened immune systems to shop earlier than others in response to the coronavirus.

  • Safeway said it is reserving two hours every Tuesday and Thursday morning to allow older residents, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems to shop.
  • Target said it is setting aside its first hour of business for older shoppers and those with underlying health issues to shop, starting Wednesday.
  • Whole Foods Market said it will allow customers who are 60 and older to shop one hour before stores open to the rest of the public.