Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen an unprecedented demand for grocery delivery and pickup within the communities we serve. In response, Amazon and Whole Foods Market have worked continuously to increase capacity and serve as many customers as possible.

Now, as a way to support the most vulnerable communities during this pandemic, the first hour of grocery pickup at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide is reserved for customers 60 years and older, those with disabilities, and those whom the CDC defines as high risk.

Customers can go to, select "Pickup," and begin building their cart. When they are ready to check out, they can select the first pickup window of the day, which is marked reserved for at-risk customers.

Pickup is currently available at more than 150 Whole Foods Market stores. In addition, all Whole Foods Market stores are open to serve this group of customers one hour before opening to the public. Store hours are available at

Learn more about what we're doing to get groceries to people during the COVID-19 crisis.