Several Grocery Stores Offering Senior-Only Shopping Hours

Several grocery stores are offering senior-only shopping hours to accommodate vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Below is a list of stores in Montgomery County that are offering such opportunities: 

Dawson’s Market 

  • Dawson’s Market offers senior-only shopping on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 a.m.

Giant Food

  • Giant Food’s senior hour includes others who have compromised immune systems and are also vulnerable to the coronavirus. Giant offers exclusive shopping from 6-7 a.m. every day. 

Safeway 

  • Safeway also includes those with compromised immune systems. It offers 7-9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for such residents and seniors. However, hours are not the same across all stores and Safeway encourages people to check their local store hours. 

Target 

  • For seniors and those with underlying health concerns, Target offers their first hour of operation every Wednesday. 

Whole Foods 

  • Whole Foods offers seniors exclusive shopping for one hour before stores open to all ages. 

Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter are not offering special hours for seniors at this time.

 

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in December with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. Maryam loves visual media and always says the movie is better than the book. She can be reached at mshahzad@mymcmedia.org or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.

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