ORLANDO, Fla. — Running out of snacks? Or, even worse, toilet paper? Good news, even under the stay-at-home orders put into place in some communities of Central Florida, trips to the grocery store are still permitted.
Channel 9 complied a list of the local stores that are open, including their latest store hours and product limitations. Also included are available shopping hours for seniors and others at high-risk due to COVID-19.
This list will be updated a new information is received:
Publix is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over. On those days, its pharmacies will open at 7 a.m.
All other customers are able to shop between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. with the pharmacy open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Customers can expect to see purchase limits on certain items at their local Publix stores, including on paper products, cleaning supplies and eggs.
Walmart said it is opening stores an hour early Tuesdays through April 28 for seniors to shop.
Walmart stores are also shifting their hours to 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for all other shoppers to allow time to stock and sanitize.
Walmart shoppers can also expect to see purchase limits posted for certain items such as paper product, eggs, cleaning supplies, diapers and milk.
The grocery chain, which includes Winn-Dixie, BI-Lo, Harveys Supermarket and Fresco y Mas, will open from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday specifically for older and high risk adults.
Stores are also now closing at 8 p.m. to give staff time to stock and sanitize.
Starting next week, Target is expanding its senior and at-risk shopping hours from the first hour stores are open on Wednesday to both Tuesdays and Wednesdays. CVS locations inside Target stores will have their pharmacy locations open during that time, as well. To confirm local store opening times, click here.
All Trader Joe’s stores are now open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Every day between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., Crew Members will maintain an additional line outside the front door for senior customers to ensure that those customers in need have an expedited entrance to the store.
Whole Foods locations are closing up to two hours early to give team members more time to restock shelves and sanitize stores.
Shoppers age 60 and older are invited to shop at stores an hour before their scheduled opening. Click here for information on your store’s hours.
ALDI stores across the country are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily starting. Some stores may have limited hours to accommodate restocking and cleaning.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, ALDI stores will open at 8:30 a.m. and reserve the first hour of business for vulnerable shoppers. This includes senior citizens, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concerns.
Purchase limits are also in place for certain items. Click here for more information.
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