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Grocery roundup: CAPITAL AKcess offers delivery service & other helpful info

April 14, 2020 – FYI

Not all seniors hunkering down have family or friends to assist with meal or grocery delivery. CAPITAL AKcess now offers grocery delivery for seniors and other paratransit riders who require this extra support. To learn more about the service or to make a delivery reservation, call CAPITAL AKcess at 1-844-4AK-CESS or 463-6194.

Additionally, Southeast Senior Services continues to deliver Meals On Wheels five days a week. Call 463-6179 for that service, or go to ccsjuneau.org for more information.

Here’s a roundup of other local grocery information that promote social distancing:

Hours for seniors and health-compromised shoppers

  • Foodland IGA, 6-8 a.m. daily
  • Super Bear IGA, 6-8 a.m. daily
  • Safeway, 6-9 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday
  • Fred Meyer 7-8 a.m. Monday through Thursday
  • Costco, 8-9 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday

Curbside pickup

Delivery

  • Rainbow Foods: Offering delivery service to Downtown Juneau, Thane, West Juneau, and Downtown Douglas – Monday to Friday; Valley and Airport area delivery – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Send an email with a grocery list and your phone number to orders@rainbow-foods.org. Minimum delivery orders is $25 with an additional $5 delivery service fee. Deliveries will be placed at front doors to avoid contact. Visit http://rainbow-foods.org more information.
  • Instacart (delivery of groceries): Use the Instacart app or website to create a shopping list for Costco, Fred Meyer, or Safeway and have the groceries delivered to a Juneau address. Please note that this service may not available for all Juneau neighborhoods. Also, delivery fee applies.
  • Fred Meyer: You can also place an order online for delivery at https://www.fredmeyer.com/i/ways-to-shop/delivery. Delivery fee applies.

Additionally, local grocery stores have implemented or are in the process of implementing Plexiglass “sneeze guards” or barriers between customers and checkout clerks. For information on how other local businesses have changed operations due to COVID-19, go to CBJ’s COVID-19 Local Business Operations page.