Coronavirus: Which local groceries stores have special senior shopping hours?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Many people, particularly the elderly, around Central Florida have been worried about getting their groceries during the coronavirus outbreak.

Stores are allowing people around the age of 60 and above to shop before the store typically opens. You can find their hours below:


Publix announced Thursday that it is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 7 to 8 a.m. as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over starting March 24. Its pharmacies will open at 7 a.m.


Walmart said Wednesday it is opening stores an hour early Tuesdays from March 24 to April 28 for seniors to shop.

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Southeastern Grocers:

The grocery chain, which includes Winn-Dixie, BI-Lo, Harveys Supermarket and Fresco y Mas, will open from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday specifically for older and high risk adults, company officials said Thursday.


Target is reserving every Wednesday for senior shoppers before opening. Hours vary by location.

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Trader Joe’s:

Select stores will open for seniors and “at-risk” shoppers. Hours vary by location.

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Christopher Boyce,

Christopher Boyce joined WFTV in January of 2019.