Officials with Schnucks have announced the reservation of each day’s first hour of shopping for seniors and for those who are most at risk of COVID-19.
Starting Wednesday, March 18, Schnucks will reserve the time of 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. for seniors age 60 and above, and for those most at risk of getting the virus.
“We have heard from many of these customers who have expressed their concern about potential exposure and we want to do what we can to help. By allowing seniors and those who are most at risk to be the first in our stores, we hope we can make it just a little bit easier for them to feel comfortable while picking up the groceries and household items they need,” Schnucks said in a statement. “We are asking all of our customers to assist us in supporting those in our communities who are most vulnerable. Thank you for your cooperation and for continuing to choose Schnucks.”
COURTESY CENTER OPERATIONS UPDATE
Schnucks has also announced an update in regard to their Courtesy Centers:
“In an effort to get customers through our checklanes as quickly as possible, 81 of our 112 Schnucks Courtesy Centers will close beginning Wednesday, March 18, so that we can redeploy our Courtesy Center teammates to assist at the checkouts. These Courtesy Centers will reopen when customer demand returns to customary levels. We thank customers for their patience and understanding during these extremely busy times,” the company said on their website.
The following Courtesy Center locations will remain open daily and operate from 7 AM – 8 PM and will continue to offer all services, including utility bill payment, money order purchases, wire transfers, and lottery.
Indiana Courtesy Centers that will remain open daily from 7 AM – 8 PM
Illinois Courtesy Centers that will remain open daily from 7 AM – 8 PM
- Alton, 2811 Homer Adams Parkway Alton, IL 62002
- Carlyle, 800 Carlyle Ave. Belleville, IL 62221
- Cahokia, 1615 Camp Jackson Road Cahokia, IL 62206
- Fairview, 625 Lincoln Highway Fairview Heights, IL 62208
- Granite City, 3100 Madison Ave. Granite City, IL 62040
- Sangamon, 1911 Sangamon Ave. East Springfield, IL 62702
- 11th Street, 3134 11th Street Rockford, IL 61109
- Rockford Plaza, 2642 Charles Street Rockford, IL 61108
You can find a detailed list of the delays, closures, and restrictions that have been announced around the Tri-State area by clicking here.