LIST: Grocery Stores Add Special Hours for Senior, At-Risk Shoppers

March 27, 2020
Seniors shop for groceries during special hours open to seniors and the disabled.

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We're all in this together... and supermarkets and stores in the DMV are doing their part to accommodate seniors and other people most at-risk during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Here is a list of who's doing what and when: 

Balduccis

Special hours: Every day, 7 to 8 a.m. 

Costco 

Special hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 to 9 a.m. (Shoppers 60 and older & other at-risk groups)

Fresh Market 

Specal hours: Weekdays, 8 to 9 a.m. 

Giant Food 
**UPDATE: New hours of operation as of March 27. Most stores open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Stores open 24 hours will remain open 24 hours. 

Special hours: Every day, 6 to 7 a.m. (Shoppers 60 and older & other at-risk groups) 

Harris Teeter

Special hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 6 to 7 a.m. (Shoppers 60 and older) 

In addition, Harris Teeter will designate ExpressLane Online Shopping pick-up times from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for seniors only every Thursday. 

Safeway 

Special hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 to 9 a.m. 

Target 

Special hours: Wednesday, 8 to 9 a.m. (Shoppers 65 and older & other at-risk groups) 

**Stores will also close at 9 p.m. (One hour early) 

Trader Joes 

Special hours: All stores open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (No special senior hours at this time) 

Walgreens 

Special hours: Tuesdays, 8 to 9 a.m. (Shoppers 55 and older & other at-risk groups) 

Wal-Mart 

Special hours: Tuesdays, 6 to 7 a.m. (Shoppers 60 and older & other at-risk groups) 

Wegmans

Special hours: Stores in Maryland and Virginia now open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (No special senior hours at this time) 

Whole Foods 

Special hours: Customers 60 and older can shop one hour before opening to the general public. Check the store finder for store hours near you. 
* Starts March 24  

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