Several grocery stores have started special shopping hours to make sure those most vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic get supplies without worry.
Target, Whole Foods, Albertsons, and others have started opening an hour early to certain groups so they can shop without stress.
Here's a list of where those at-risk populations can shop before the general public:
COSTCO: Will open special hours for those 60 and up effective on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. No guests will be admitted.
Target:Opening each Wednesday to "vulnerable guests," including the elderly and those with underlying health concerns, an hour early.
Walmart:Walmart will offer hour-long senior shopping every Tuesday from March 24 through April 28, for customers aged 60 and older. This will start one hour before the store opens, so check location hours before going.
Albertsons:Will open to 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for "vulnerable shoppers," including senior citizens and other at-risk populations, such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, every Tuesday and Thursday.
Vons:Will open to 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for "vulnerable shoppers," including senior citizens and other at-risk populations, such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, every Tuesday and Thursday.
Ralphs: Ralphs will dedicate 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. daily at all locations, solely for the shopping needs of senior citizens until further notice. Ralphs also encourages and appreciates customers allowing senior citizens to move to the front of the line throughout the day.
Whole Foods:Will open one hour early for customers who are 60 and older under each store's new adusted hours. (Check your store's new hours online)
Barons Market:Open to seniors 65 and older, pregnant women, and those with disabilities at 9 a.m.
Northgate Gonzales Market:Open for senior citizens and disabled customers at 7 a.m.
Vallarta Supermarkets:Open to seniors 65 and over, pregnant women, and those with disabilities at 7 a.m.