covid-19 monterey county restaurant news
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Retailers & Grocers Special Hours & Programs
As of March 18, the following stores are offering some ways for elders and others at risk to access groceries. Please make sure to double check the specific store near to a client so that the information on timing is accurate. This list could also be growing as these companies figure out their own strategies.
Target – special hours on Wednesdays beginning March 18. First hour of shopping, 8 am – 9 am is reserved seniors and those with health conditions. https://corporate.target.com/about/purpose-history/our-commitments/target-coronavirus-hub?lnk=Acoronavirusupd
Raleys/Bel Air/Nob Hill – Coming Soon – offering Senior Essentials Bags for $20 placed in front of the store each day at 7 a.m. with mix of fresh items and pantry staples. First come, first served. https://www.raleys.com/senior-essentials-bag/
Whole Foods – Starting Wednesday – individuals 60+ will visit the store one hour before it is open to the public. Monterey Whole Foods will open from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. on Wednesdays for seniors. Regular store hours are 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. https://media.wholefoodsmarket.com/news/how-whole-foods-market-is-responding-to-covid-19
Safeway/Albertsons/Lucky – Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. for vulnerable shoppers. https://www.albertsonscompanies.com/newsroom/shopping-hours-for-vulnerable-customers.html
Dollar General – First hour of every day for elders and others. Open at 8 a.m. – elders to shop from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. http://www2.dollargeneral.com/About-Us/pages/storelocator.aspx
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