In response to the coronavirus outbreak, grocery stores around the neighborhood are modifying their hours to accommodate senior shoppers and other vulnerable populations. The Herald will update the below list with any new information. 

Hyde Park Produce, 1226 E. 53rd St., is only allowing 20 people into the store at a time, and offering delivery and free pick-up.

Whole Foods, 5118 S. Lake Park Ave., is open between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. for shoppers over the age of 60.

Jewel-Osco, 6014 S. Cottage Grove Ave., offers priority shopping for the elderly and other vulnerable populations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Trader Joe’s, 1528 E. 55th St., announced March 23 that it would create an additional shopping line for seniors between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

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John Weis Loftus

Well it shows you that they could’ve been doing this all the time ...but they didn’t.

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