Michigan Kroger stores offering special senior hours, adjusting closing times

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 15:41:48-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan Kroger stores will dedicate the first hour of shopping on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. to senior shoppers, beginning March 23.

Expectant mothers, first responders and those with compromised immune systems will also be able to shop during the first hour.

Kroger says the opportunity has been extended to these groups as they are the most vulnerable to COVID-19.

Beginning March 21, Kroger will close at 9 p.m. to accomdate cleaning and restocking.

“The early closure will provide our associates the ability to safely and efficiently clean equipment and shelving and replenish product,” Rachel Hurst, corporate affairs manager, said. “We want to thank all of our customers for their cooperation as we make changes to ensure as many people as possible get the food and supplies they need.”

Kroger pharmacy hours will stay the same and vary by store.

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