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Dollar General devotes hour to shoppers at high risk of coronavirus

 

March 19, 2020

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

Joyce Johnson shops at Dollar General in Wakefield on Wednesday.

By CHARITY SMITH

csmith@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - The Dollar General announced Monday it is requesting the first hour of store operations each day to be designated for customers who are most susceptible to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

"During these unprecedented times, Dollar General is diligently working to meet the ongoing needs of our customers and communities," said Todd Vasos, CEO of Dollar General, in a statement.

The Wakefield Dollar General is participating in the program that will run from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily.

"It's more of a suggested time or hour, for senio...



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