It is quiet around Mile Zero due to COVID-19. Personal barrier spaces are beginning to be noted by businesses staying open amidst the virus, while many venturing out are taking extra, or in some cases extraordinary precautions.
No Frills noted they will be closing at 8pm evenings, however opening at 7am on Tuesdays and Fridays seniors to get early access.
“Trucks are on time to date, and current trucks have arrival times,” said Dave Krane at No Frills. Krane added there is limited number of items for most items.
“It is important to maintain a respectful distance while shopping.”
Save On Foods in Dawson Creek is taking similar steps
“Taking care of team members and customers continues to be the top priority at Save-On-Foods, so effective March 19, all stores will limit their hours of operation, opening their doors from 8 am to 8 pm,” officials noted in a statement.
“In addition, all stores will open from 7 to 8 am. for seniors, people with disabilities and those most vulnerable to shop in a less hectic environment and allow for social distancing, as recommended by health officials.”