Photo Cred: Jewel Osco – Cragin Spring/Flickr, Walmart – Associated Press, Target – TaylorsvilleUT, Hy-Vee – Pioneer Press/Jean Pieri

The following stores have announced special shopping times for those most vulnerable to the dangers of COVID-19. Please share with your friends and loved ones who fall into this category. And please do not panic buy so that those who can not run out immediately will have an opportunity to purchase their necessities.

Jewel Osco – 7 to 9am, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Walmart – one hour before opening, Tuesdays

Target – first hour after opening, Wednesdays

Dollar General – one hour after opening, daily

Hy-Vee – 7 to 8am, daily

Schnucks – 6 to 7am, daily

ALDI – 8:30 to 9:30am, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Costco – 8 to 9am, Tuesday and Thursdays

Meijer – 7 to 8am, Tuesdays and Thursdays for senior citizens and customers with chronic health conditions 

7 to 8am, Mondays and Wednesdays for for essential service workers and Meijer team members

Blain’s Farm & Fleet – first hour after opening, daily

For more stores offering special shopping times: