Special Shopping Hours for Seniors and High Risk Populations

(Per IL Retail Merchants Association)

Organizations/Links               Current Information

Walgreens Pharmacy                     Senior's Day is every Tuesday, so those 55+ can enjoy up to 30% off in-store or online on

                                                                the items they need most. Seniors-only hour is every Tuesday from 8:00 - 9:00am.

Elder Care Services                          Providing services remotely only. They have funding to assist seniors and vulnerable

                                                                adults with basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. Assistance may include food,

                                                                groceries, prescriptions, basic essentials and more. Call the Agency at (815)-758-6550.

Voluntary Action Center (VAC)    Providing services remotely. Pick-ups must be scheduled via phone. Call VAC at

                                                                (815)-758-3932. Providing transportation for seniors to appointments and grocery stores.

DeKalb County                                Grow Mobile has regular monthly pop-ups with pre-boxed food packages distributed

Community Gardens                      safely.  Current schedule is listed here.  Genoa Area Community Food Hub is open to

                                                                 residents of Genoa/Kingston. For Genoa Area Food Hub call 815-761-7313 or visit their

                                                                 Facebook page. DCCG is working with VAC and Elder Care Services to make home

                                                                 deliveries of grocery items for prepared meals to housebound seniors. For Seniors please

                                                                 contact VAC for more information. Call VAC at (815) 758-3932. 

Public Transit System                     Open. Providing free rides through March 31 for passengers on all fixed route and

(TransVac & Huskie Line)                paratransit services.

Family Service Agency:

Community Action Program         Providing services remotely. Our Family Support Specialists are continuing case

                                                                 management with clients via phone and email. We continue to provide assistance in

                                                                 any way we are able and provide the community with all available resource information.

                                                                 We will continue to update the COVID-19 resource guide as we receive updated

                                                                 information from each agency. Call Agency at (815) 758-8618 for assistance.

Senior Services and                          We are completing regular wellness check ins to make sure clients know of available Senior Connections                        resources, to ensure they have what they need, and just to visit with them. Call

                                                                 the Agency at (815) 758-8616 for assistance.

Home Instead Senior Care           We'll be posting news stories, tips and official statements. Our goal is to keep you up-to-

                                                                date as this situation evolves. Contact us at (815) 754-1300 for information and assistance.

Blain's Farm & Fleet                        Dedicated Seniors & At-Risk Shopping Hours: Monday - Saturday: 8am to 9am

                                                                Sunday: 10am to 11am.

Fox Valley Community                 Home Services Aides have continued to serve clients in all 4 counties. Parking Lot Bingo Services                                           on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and Parking Lot Limbering Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Parking Lot Poms

                                                               Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m. Community Center in Sandwich is currently closed to public, 

                                                               congregate lunch meal is closed.  Detailed information located here.


Visit: 1325 Sycamore Rd..  |  DeKalb, IL 60115

Call: 815-758-8616


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