Shoppers Drug Mart in Agassiz posted the nationwide Facebook post in their window and on their front door. The store will use the first opening hour of the day exclusively for seniors and other COVID-19-vulnerable groups to get their shopping done (Adam Louis/Observer)

Local Shoppers reserves opening hour for seniors, immuno-compromised people

Agassiz branch opens at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday

Agassiz’s Shoppers Drug Mar is participating in a nationwide movement of consideration for those most subject to severe cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The national Facebook page posted the following on Monday:

“Starting this week, Shoppers Drug Mart is dedicating the first opening hour of shopping at our stores to our customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities. We encourage you to check with your local store to confirm operating hours.”

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“Shoppers Drug Mart will also offer the 20 per cent Seniors Day discount on regular priced items for the first hour each day every day. This is in addition to Seniors Days each Thursday.”

Shoppers Drug Mart in Agassiz is located at 7130 Pioneer Ave. and opens at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday.

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