Berkeley-Area Supermarkets With 'Senior Hours' Amid Coronavirus

Josh Bakan

This article originally appeared on the Berkeley Patch

BERKELEY, NJ — Some grocery stores around Berkeley are offering special shopping hours for senior citizens during the novel-coronavirus outbreak.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults 65 years or older have a higher risk of developing severe symptoms from COVID-19.

Some grocery stores around New Jersey have begun to offer special, early-morning shopping hours for senior citizens and other at-risk populations. Here's where you can find them around Berkeley.

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Walmart, Manahawkin and Lacey: 6-7 a.m. Tuesdays, right before the store opens to the public.

Stop & Shop: all stores open from 6-7:30 a.m. daily for shoppers 60 and older.

ALDI: ALDI USA stores will reserve 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for senior citizens, expectant mothers and others with health concerns.

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