Kroger pharmacies to offer rapid COVID antibody testing with 15-minute results
All Kroger pharmacies are expected to offer rapid COVID-19 antibody testing by the end of November, officials said Thursday. Kroger pharmacies across the U.S. are preparing to offer rapid COVID antibody testing to customers by the end of November. Individuals who are not currently experiencing COVID symptoms, but think they may have previously contracted the virus, are eligible to undergo testing at Kroger pharmacies. Officials say the rapid antibody testing is already available at some Kroger stores in Michigan and California. Individuals are encouraged to speak with their primary care physician about COVID testing needs.
Kroger stores to host hiring events across Michigan
The Kroger Co. of Michigan is looking to hire 1,000 people across the state. An in-person hiring event will take place between noon and 5 p.m. on August 4 at all Kroger stores. Candidates are asked to visit the service desk to leave their name and phone number, and then remain in their car until they are contacted by a hiring manager. The company is also planning a two-day virtual hiring event amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MORE: Michigan News
Kroger Pickup to accept SNAP benefits amid pandemic
(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. Kroger Family of Companies announced Thursday that its Michigan Kroger Pickup services will accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MORE: Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s where we stand todayKroger Pickup is a service that allows customers to order their groceries online and pick them up curbside at their Kroger store for minimal human contact. Click here to learn more on Kroger’s website. MORE: Kroger coronavirus plans: Customer limit, one-way aisles, masks, wellness checks, more
Kroger stores adjust pharmacy, Easter hours amid pandemic
NOVI, Mich. – Kroger announced Tuesday that Michigan stores are adjusting their pharmacy hours amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Pharmacies will reduce operating hours in an effort to encourage customers to consolidate shopping trips and take advantage of Kroger’s pick up and delivery services, officials said. Beginning Wednesday, Kroger pharmacy locations will now be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. “An adjustment in hours will provide our associates more time to rest and be with their families.”Michigan Kroger stores are also offering certain hours of shopping dedicated to at risk communities. Senior shoppers, expectant mothers, first responders and those with compromised immune systems can shop from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.