Georgia Kroger stores designate senior shopping hour

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ATLANTA — Georgia Kroger stores have announced they will designate an hour each morning for seniors over 60 and high-risk individuals to shop.

Starting Monday, Kroger’s Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina, will block off 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

“During these hours, we will be open for those who may be more susceptible to COVID-19,” said Felix Turner, manager of corporate affairs for Kroger’s Atlanta Division.

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Turner said Kroger employees will be happy to help shoppers.

“We encourage all customers to respect these special hours as we work to protect our community members,” Turner said.