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Orillia's Zehrs offering exclusive hour of shopping for seniors

'We want to allow our seniors, who are the most vulnerable, to shop in smaller crowds while we deal with COVID-19,' said Orillia store manager
zehrs toilet paper shopping frenzy
This was the scene at Zehrs Orillia Friday when a new truckload of dry goods - including toilet paper - arrived at the Westmount Drive store. Contributed photo

Starting Wednesday at 7 a.m. Zehrs Orillia will be using the hour between 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. (Sundays excluded) for local seniors to shop.

The store's hours for everyone else will be 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

"We want to allow our seniors, who are the most vulnerable, to shop in smaller crowds while we deal with COVID-19,"  said Orillia Zehrs store manager Randy Rutledge in a Facebook post

"Thank you so much for the support during this difficult time."

Orillia's Zehrs is located at 289 Coldwater Rd. in the County Fair Plaza.