Stop & Shop Grocery Stores – Beginning Thursday, March 19, all stores will open from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. daily in order to service only customers who are age 60 and over. The company is taking the step to protect shoppers considered most vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Whole Foods – will open an hour earlier in the morning ( 8am) to accommodate seniors ( 60+) before regular store hours.
Florida Retirees – A member in West Palm Beach, Florida recommends using PUBLIX and WALMART INSTACART for ordering food to be delivered to your doorstep. CVS Pharmacy offers the the same service for ordering/delivery of pharmaceuticals.
Winn Dixie – The Winn Dixie Supermarket chain across the southern states will reserve shopping between 8am-9am for seniors and those most at risk of contracting COVID-19. This reserved hour for stores and pharmacies will be in effect Monday – Friday only.
Publix Supermarkets – Publix is another supermarket chain in the southeast. Publix stores and Publix Pharmacies will open early two mornings a week to allow seniors to shop ahead of the crowds. They invite customers age 65+ to shop 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.