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Kroger announces new designated hours for seniors, high-risk shoppers

Stores will block off 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Wednesdays as designated shopping hours for seniors over 60 and high-risk individuals

ATLANTA — Kroger’s Atlanta Division announced Friday it has established new senior and at-risk shopping hours.

Beginning May 27, stores will block off 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Wednesdays as designated shopping hours for seniors over 60 and high-risk individuals, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The announcement comes as the chain expands its store hours, with most opening at 6 a.m. and closing at 11 p.m. or midnight. Some fuel centers and stores with fuel centers will open at 5:00 a.m. Select stores will open for 24-hour shopping

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For exact store hours, visit Kroger’s store locator at Kroger.com. Hours of operation for Kroger’s pharmacies will not change.

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