The World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus spread a global pandemic and the effects are starting to be felt around the state, region, country and globe.
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As residents across New England stay home to practice good social distancing, the need for groceries and supplies continues to rise.
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The groups most at risk for contracting COVID-19 are seniors and those with compromised immune systems.
In an effort to give the most at-risk populations time to get essential supplies in smaller crowds, grocery stores are making changes to their hours.
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Some stores are also altering their closing times to give workers enough time to restock shelves and sanitize items.
The grocery stores with changed hours are as follows:
Target will be closing at 9 p.m. to give employees time to restock and sanitize products.
Beginning Monday, March 16th and until further notice, all Trader Joe’s stores will be open from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm to support our Crew Members in taking care of one another and our customers.
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