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Icelandic Shops Reserve First Open Hour for Elderly and At-Risk Groups

By Yelena

Photo: Golli.

Twelve Nettó grocery stores and 15 Kjörbúð stores across the country will reserve the first hour of opening, 9.00am to 10.00am, for the elderly, chronically ill, and others who face increased health risks from contracting COVID-19. The initiative begins tomorrow morning, and will continue through the country’s four-week gathering ban.

The stores have introduced increase hygiene measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Cashiers will use masks and gloves, and all contact surfaces will be regularly disinfected. Customers are asked to follow the gathering ban guidelines and maintain a two-metre distance from others. Contactless payment is recommended, and the use of cash discouraged.

The participating stores are listed below.

  • Nettó Borgarnes
  • Nettó Egilsstaðir
  • Nettó Grindavík
  • Nettó Hafnarfjörður
  • Nettó Hornafjörður
  • Nettó Hrísalundur (Akureyri)
  • Nettó Húsavík
  • Nettó Iðavellir (Reykjanesbær)
  • Nettó Ísafjörður
  • Nettó Lágmúli (Reykjavík)
  • Nettó Salavegur (Kópavogur)
  • Nettó Selfoss
  • Kjörbúðin Búðardalur
  • Kjörbúðin Blönduós
  • Kjörbúðin Bolungarvík
  • Kjörbúðin Dalvík
  • Kjörbúðin Djúpavogur
  • Kjörbúðin Eskifjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Fáskrúðsfjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Garður
  • Kjörbúðin Grundarfjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Neskaupsstaður
  • Kjörbúðin Ólafsfjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Reykjahlíð (Mývatn)
  • Kjörbúðin Sandgerði
  • Kjörbúðin Seyðisfjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Siglufjörður
  • Kjörbúðin Skagaströnd
  • Kjörbúðin Þórshöfn

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