Many chain grocery stores, superstores and wholesale clubs still have shopping hours set aside for seniors and others who are most vulnerable to Covid-19. Here are the chains with reserved senior shopping hours.
Aldi has a senior shopping hour from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors and others most vulnerable to Covid-19. The chain is also offering curbside pickup at many locations. To confirm the senior shopping hours view the details for your location at: Aldi Shopping Hours
Big Lots has set aside the first hour of operation every day for seniors and others most vulnerable to Covid-19, the company announced. At most stores this is 9-10 am. To confirm the senior shopping hours contact your local Big Lots store.
BJ’s Wholesale Club has a senior shopping hour from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday for shoppers ages 60 and older. More details are at: BJ’s Senior Shopping Hours. Senior shopping days can vary by location so you may want to confirm the senior shopping hours at your location by visiting: BJ’s Location Details. Details for each BJ’s location show the senior shopping hours.
Costco has a senior shopping hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday for members ages 60 and older, and people with disabilities. Starting July 13, senior shopping hours will be cut back to 9 am to 10 am Tuesday and Thursdays only. For more details see: Costco Coronavirus Update Hours
Dollar General stores have reserved their first shopping hour for senior citizens. “Dollar General is strongly encouraging that the first hour of operations each day be dedicated solely for the shopping needs of senior customers,” the retailer said. For more details see: Dollar General Senior Shopping Hours
Family Dollar stores have reserved their first hour for at-risk customers, including senior citizens, individuals with pre-existing health conditions, and pregnant women. For more details see: Family Dollar Senior Shopping Hours
Food Lion has senior shopping hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. For more details see: Food Lion Covid-19 Actions
Fresh Market has reserved the first shopping hour of 8 AM – 9 AM on weekdays for seniors and other individuals most at risk. “We ask that our other guests who do not fall into these categories respect these special hours for those who fall into the higher risk categories as outlined by the CDC, so they can feel more comfortable shopping in our stores,” the company announced. For more details see: Fresh Market Covid-19 Actions Fresh Market also requires all customers to wear a face mask.
Harris Teeter has senior shopping hours from 6-8 am on Monday and Thursday mornings. ” Beginning Monday, March 30, the company will offer two hours for senior shoppers aged 60 and over each Monday and Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. until further notice. To further enhance its commitment to protecting its senior shoppers, Harris Teeter will open its Pharmacies at 7 a.m. every Monday and Thursday and provide more fresh offerings during the designated senior shopping hours,” the chain announced.
Harris Teeter is also designating ExpressLane Online Shopping pick-up times from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for seniors only every Thursday. The company will waive the $4.95 fee and offer $5 delivery (normally $10) for seniors during these times.
For more details see: Harris Teeter Offers Senior Shopping Hours
Lowes Foods has senior shopping hours from 7 to 8 am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. “We are here to serve you from 7am to 9pm daily. We strongly encourage everyone to help us dedicate from 7am to 8am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to Seniors and those who are more vulnerable to the virus (including those with compromised immune systems, pregnant women, and those with underlying health issues,” the chain said. For more details see: Lowe’s Covid-19 Actions.
Sam’s Club has early shopping hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for seniors and those with disabilities or compromised immune systems. In addition, first responders and healthcare workers are welcomed for special shopping hours on Sundays from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. For more details see: Sam’s Club Senior Shopping Hours.
Sam’s Club also recently announced the nationwide launch of curbside pickup.
Target has a senior shopping hour on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. At most Target stores, the first hour, usually 7 am to 8 am, is reserved for senior citizens and others who are especially vulnerable to Covid-19. To confirm the senior shopping hours at your local Target visit https://www.target.com/store-locator then click on Store Info. You should see Reserved for Vulnerable Guests store hours.
Trader Joe’s has set aside the first hour of operation every day for seniors over the age of 60 and customers with disabilities who may need additional assistance while shopping. At most Trader Joe’s this is 8-9 am. To confirm the senior shopping hours at your local Trader Joe’s visit https://www.traderjoes.com/stores then click on your store to see senior shopping hours.
Walgreen’s has a senior shopping hour from 8-9 am Tuesdays. For more details see: Walgreens Senior Hour.
Walmart has a Pickup hour reserved for seniors every day and an in-store senior shopping hour on Tuesdays. Senior pickup hour is 7-8 am daily. Senior shopping hours at Walmart are only on Tuesdays, starting one hour before the store regularly opens. At most stores the Tuesday senior shopping hour is 6-7 am. Walmart said its pharmacies and vision centers will also be open during this time. For more details see: Walmart Senior Shopping Hours
Whole Foods has a senior shopping hour starting one hour before regular opening on Wednesdays and Fridaqys. At most stores this is 7-8 am. To confirm the senior shopping hours at your local Whole Foods visit https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores then click on your store to see senior shopping hours.