Information & Suggestions
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List of WHAT'S OPEN in the Berkshires. Click here for more information from the Berkshire Eagle.
Food & Grocery Options
The Town of Lenox will provide one meal per day to any resident in need beginning Monday, March 16 and continuing until further notice. Click here to read more.
Early Hours and curbside/online ordering:
Big Y Markets are offering early hours from 7am-8am for seniors and immunocompromised individuals. Click here for more information.
Harry's Market has delivery and curbside pick up. Just call the store: 413-442-9084 Click here for store information.
Price Chopper/Market 32 has a grocery pickup option. You can order your food online and then go to the store -- reserved parking for pickup -- and someone will bring your groceries to you. They also have a delivery option. Click here for more information.
Stop and Shop Supermarkets will open earlier in order to service only customers who are age 60 and over from 7:30 - 8:30a.m. daily. They made the decision to offer this every day of the week to allow for community members in this age category to shop in a less crowded environment, which better enables social distancing. You’ll also be shopping prior to any other customers entering. Click here for more information.
Stop and Shop Markets also offer a food delivery service called Peapod Delivery. This would be a “contact free” delivery service. With this service you will receive a text or email message when the driver arrives and they will simply leave the bags on your doorstep or building entrance. Click here for more information.
Take Out Delivery:
Check your favorite restaurant's website to see if they are open. Know of any other restaurants delivering? email us at email@example.com
Another suggestion for managing the necessary trips
Consider organizing a group of households near you and coordinate the responsibility for shopping, pharmacy, post office, etc. This could minimize the exposure.
Taking care of ourselves
Some suggestions from a psychiatrist who shared these thoughts on how we should try to take care of ourselves during this very stressful time. It’s called the four “Ms”.
Helpful Sites, Town Resources: