Almost every state now has an order for its residents to stay at home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. One of the only reasons Americans can leave the house during this time is to stock up on essentials at the grocery store — but the thought of shopping for groceries can be anxiety-inducing.
GOBankingRates spoke to health experts about the best ways to minimize risks while stocking up on what you need at the grocery store.
Last updated: July 31, 2020
Opt For Delivery If You Can
If it’s possible for you to buy groceries online via Instacart, Amazon Fresh or another delivery service, that’s probably your safest bet.
“Grocery shopping could be challenging in times of viral outbreak as it exposes people to potential pathogens on surfaces and other shoppers that may be carriers,” said Tatiana Larionova, MS, LDN, CNS, a medical advisor for eMediHealth. “Online