ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Several stores have adjusted their hours and are offering a special time for seniors to shop. Here’s a short list for those who plan venture out for some needed items:
Kroger – 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Seniors over 60 and *high risk people may also shop one hour early from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Publix – Beginning March 14, closing at 8 p.m. until further notice. Open to seniors 65 and up to shop ahead of the crowds from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Walmart Stores and Neighborhood Markets – Starting Thursday, March 19 – 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Special shopping hour for seniors 60 and older on Tuesdays one hour before the store opens.
Lidl – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sam’s Club – Starting March 17, 2020, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early shopping is temporarily unavailable as of March 20.
Target – All stores will close by 9 p.m. First hour of shopping every Wednesday “for our most vulnerable guests, including those over 65 years old, pregnant women or those defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as vulnerable or at-risk.â€
Aldi 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Whole Foods – Closing two hours early. Check locations for individual hours. Open one hour early for customers 60 and older.
Trader Joe’s – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Walgreens (includes 24-hour locations) 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pharmacies open for 24 hours at the 24-hour locations. Senior shoppers and caregivers can shop one hour early on Tuesdays.
*Various stores have limits on the quantities of certain items.
*According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high risk people are defined as “older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19.”