TAMPA, Fla. — Stores across the country are changing their shopping hours amid the coronavirus pandemic, with many designating shopping time for only seniors and vulnerable guests, like those with underlying health conditions.
Target is designating the first hour of shopping every Wednesday to support vulnerable guests, including the elderly and those with underlying health concerns.
Publix is designating 7 - 8 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday for seniors, 65 and older, to shop.
Walmart will open for one hour every Tuesday (6 a.m. for most locations) for seniors only.
Winn-Dixie, BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket
Southeastern Grocers says from 8 - 9 a.m., Monday through Friday only seniors and high-risk customers can shop. This applies to all SEG stores.
Dollar General is dedicating the first shopping hour to senior customers.
Whole Foods will allow customers 60 and older to shop for one hour before the store opens to the general public under the new adjusted hours posted on the store’s website.
Trader Joe's will have an extra line outside its front door for the first hour of operation for seniors so they can get inside quicker.
Wagreens is adding a senior hour on Tuesdays from 8 to 9 a.m. Customers 55 and older will also receive special discounts on Tuesdays.
Costco will open its doors from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m every Tuesday and Thursday for members 60 years and older.
Sam's Club is setting aside 7 - 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for seniors, people with disabilities and those with compromised immune systems. You'll be able to shop from your cars during that time. Employees will get your items and bring them to you.
Southern Steer Butcher
Southern Steer Butcher on U.S. 19 in Clearwater will have senior only shopping weekdays from 9 - 10 a.m.
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