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Kroger temporarily adjusts hours amid coronavirus outbreak

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ROANOKE, Va. – Kroger announced Sunday they would be adjusting the hours of stores at all of their Mid-Atlantic locations.

Kroger stores in Virginia will open at a new adjusted time of 7 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. until further notice.

The company said the adjusted hours allow employees to make sure shelves are fully stocked and ready to go for customers who need essential supplies during the coronavirus outbreak.

There are more than 100 Kroger stores in the Mid-Atlantic area, which includes locations in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio.