Stores across the province have started adjusting their hours to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including several locations in Prince Rupert.
Rupert Meats, Safeway, Save On Foods and Shoppers Drug Mart have all announced special hours for seniors, people with disabilities and those who have compromised immune systems.
The special hours people can shop in a clean and stocked environment are:
- Rupert Meats 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Safeway 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- Save On Foods 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- Shoppers Drug Mart 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
After these hours the stores will be open to the general public.
Shoppers are reminded to practice frequent handwashing and social distancing, and stay home if they are ill.