Coronavirus Update

There is a lot of really bad information appearing on the Internet, especially on social media. The medical professionals we have at St. Marks have created or vetted the materials you can find in the links below to ensure that we have accurate and up-to-date information.

We will post more information here as it becomes available.

Trusted information

The PDF files below have come directly from trusted sources.

Our own list of stores with senior hours

One of our members has compiled this list of stores in the Raleigh, NC, area that are known to have shopping hours for seniors.

StoreHoursComments
Aldi8:30 AM – 9:30 AMFirst hour of regular schedule
BJ’s8:00 AM – 9:00 AMEvery day
Costco8:00 AM – 9:00 AMTuesdays & Thursdays
Food Lion7:00 AM – 8:00 AMMondays & Wednesdays
Trader Joe9:00 AM – 10:00 AMEvery day; preferential entry to stores
Whole Foods7:00 AM – 8:00 AMBefore regular opening
Harris Teeter6:00 AM – 7:00 AMMonday and Thursdays + special curbside pickup hours, see web site
Publix7:00 AM – 8:00 AMTuesdays and Wednesdays
Target7:00 AM – 8:00 AMWednesdays (first hour of shopping)
Fresh Market8:00 AM – 9:00 AMWeekdays (first hour of shopping)
Walmart6:00 AM – 7:00 AMTuesdays (open 7 AM to 8:30 pm)
Lowe’s Foods7:00 AM – 8:00 AMTuesdays & Wednesdays

Note: Wegman’s does not have a senior time. They say their stores are clean & safe at all times, see their web site.

Myths and scams about COVID19

There are many myths and even scams circulating about COVID19. HuffPost has a good page about scams and incorrect and even dangerous advice. I will add links to other sites as I find them.