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Publix announces First Responder and Healthcare Hours

Publix is designating Thursday evenings, 8 – 9 p.m., and Friday mornings, 7 – 8 a.m., as special shopping hours for first responders and hospital staff. This change in hours will begin April 16 and continue until further notice. Publix Pharmacy will also be open during these times.

First Responders include:

  1. Law Enforcement

  2. Paramedics

  3. Firefighters

  4. Emergency Dispatchers and Call Takers

  5. Hospital Staff

Hours for Customers Age 65+

Publix is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7 – 8 a.m., as reserved shopping hours for customers age 65 and over. This change in hours will continue until further notice. Publix Pharmacy will also open at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to serve our customers age 65 and older.

According to the CDC, individuals over the age of 65 are at increased risk of complications from the coronavirus. Publix is offering these expanded hours to better support our elder community.

We have adjusted the hours of all Publix locations. Thank you for your understanding as we provide our store teams additional time to conduct preventive sanitation and to restock our shelves.

Normal Store hours

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Pharmacy hours

Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Saturday – Sunday: Visit the store locator to find the hours near you.

Note: Hours of pharmacies at hospitals will vary by location.

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