Special Hours and Services Offered by WeHO Businesses Because of COVID-19

A line of shoppers, separated to reduce the chance of coronavirus infection, waiting to end Trader Joe’s on Santa Monica Boulevard at Westmount (Photo courtesy of Marco Colantonio)

The following is a list of grocery stores, pharmacies, pet care and supply services, addiction recovery services and others provided by the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and local business owners and residents. It shows altered service times or methods because of the coronavirus. If you have businesses to add to the list, please email the name of the business and its website url to info@WEHOville.com.

Grocery Stores with Special Hours/Service for Seniors

The long lines we’ve seen of people waiting to get into a grocery store, and the crowded aisles inside, can be intimidating to seniors. Here are local grocery stores that are taking steps to make shopping easier for those 65 and older, including offering special early opening hours for them:

  •  Erewhon Market.  Open early from 6 to 7 a.m. for seniors and those who have compromised immune systems.
  •  Gelsons . Open from 7 to 8 .m. for those 65 and older (you may be asked for an ID to confirm your age).
  • Pavilions. Open from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday for at-risk community members including seniors, those with compromised immune systems, and pregnant women.
  • Ralphs La Brea Marketplace. Has posted signs asking shoppers to allow seniors to go to the head of the line and enter first.
  • Target (the Gateway). Open from 7 to 8 a.m. on Wednesdays to those who are seniors or have disabiing health conditions.
    Whole Foods. Open one hour earlier for those 60 and older. Check the Whole Foods website for the latest special opening hours.

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know of is contemplating suicide, please call Trevor project for advice and support in dealing with your issues.

The Trevor Project.  A 24-hour hotline for crisis prevention and suicide prevention services (866) 488-7386


Pets Supplies and Services

Here are veterinarians and pet supply stores that are continuing to provide services.

Drug Stores / Pharmacies

Pharmacies may have adjusted their hours and only permit drop-offs of prescriptions and pick-ups of filled prescriptions.

  • Capitol Drugs.  Open for delivery and pickup at adjusted store hours, which are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (store only, pharmacy closed)
  • Pavilions Pharmacy . Open at adjusted hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

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4 years ago

Ralphs needs to have a dedicated hour for Seniors. Going to the front of the line will cause problems.

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