Supermarket Special Hours/Lanes
Whole Foods—Customers over 60 can shop one hour early, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. each day
Stop and Shop ( both on Westchester Avenue and on North Broadway)—Customers over 60 as well as customers with compromised immune systems can shop from 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. each day.
ShopRite in City Center—Customers over 60 can shop from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. each day
Trader Joe’s in Hartsdale—Seniors have a special shopping line from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each day
H Mart in Hartsdale—The first hour each day, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., is reserved for seniors, pregnant women and the handicapped.
Other White Plains Organizations
City of White Plains Recreation and Parks is sending out a weekly newsletter for all ages. Call 422-1336 to be added to the email list.
United Way of Westchester and Putnam has a 24/7 help line. Dial 211 and press “2” for connections to Coronavirus-related resources.
Meals on Wheels has switched from daily Monday to Friday deliveries to twice a week, but still provides a frozen meal for the days they don’t visit. They are using a no-contact delivery method now. Call them at (914) 946-6878.
RideConnect of Family Services of Westchester has set up a shopping program for older adults to help keep them safely at home. Volunteers get a client’s grocery list, do the shopping and drop the groceries off at the client. If you need help shopping for groceries or medications, call them at (914) 242-7433.
DOROT of Westchester offers a Telephone Friends program for people over 60 who would like to develop a connection with a volunteer over the phone. Call Cippi Harte at (914) 573-8906.
DOROT also offers University without Walls, classes held over the phone, for people over 60. Call 877-819-9147. Go to https://www.dorotusa.org/our-programs/in-westchester/university-without-walls-homefor more information.
Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) has geriatric care managers available to assist seniors (age 60 and over) by phone. Their staff can provide information and referrals to help seniors get what they need at this time. Seniors can call Judy Fink at 914-761-0600, ext. 2340.
Many local restaurants are still offering curbside pickup, takeout, and/or delivery. Some food delivery apps, including UberEats, are waiving their delivery fee. If a restaurant isn’t on an app, ordering is sometimes available on their website or by phone. For a list of White Plains restaurants offering Take Out: https://wpbid.com/openforbusiness
Westchester County Coronavirus information
NY State Coronavirus Information
White Plains Hospital Coronavirus Information
If you are experiencing symptoms associated with coronavirus, please call either the White Plains Hospital Hotline at (914) 681-2900 or the NYS Dept of Health Hotline at 1-888-364-3065. Professional staff will screen you over the phone by asking you a series of questions and assess your need for testing.