March 19, 2020

DES MOINES, Ia.–Hy-Vee has announced that, in response to customer requests, it will be reserving one hour of shopping time prior to its new opening time each day for customers considered “high-risk” to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The reserved hour will be from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., seven days a week, and is designed for customers: 60 and older, expectant mothers, and anyone with an underlying health condition that makes him/her more susceptible to serious illness

Pharmacies in most Hy-Vee locations will also be extending their hours so they can serve this group of customers from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.