Safer ways to get your groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Buying groceries for seniors

Special shopping hours for seniors and other high-risk groups

Not going into a store at all may be the best option for older people or others in high-risk groups, including those who are immunocompromised, and those at high risk due to respiratory conditions or heart disease.

But fortunately, many stores are setting shopping hours aside specifically for people who fall into these categories…

They tend to be early morning hours that correspond with opening store doors for the day. That way you hopefully have access to shelves that are mostly stocked and a store that may have been cleaned well overnight.

Don’t take that for granted, though. In other words, still follow “best COVID-19 hygiene practices” (we review them on an upcoming page) to avoid contracting or spreading germs.

But if getting out is still not an option for you, there are other ways to get your groceries…

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Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.