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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Online priority food deliveries now available
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You can now register for priority online shopping deliveries if you have received a ‘shielding letter’ from your GP.

A shielding letter advises those with a medical condition which makes you extremely vulnerable to Coronavirus (COVID-19), to avoid all face-to-face contact for 12 weeks.

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This included going to supermarket in person, so instead you can register for support with securing an online shopping delivery from one of the large supermarkets – Asda, Iceland, Sainsbury’s or Tesco.

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Demand for online shopping has increased during the COVID-19 crisis, leaving delivery slots at a premium.

You can register if you:

  • Live in Northern Ireland
  • You or someone you provide care for have been advised by your/their Doctor (GP) to avoid all face to face contact for 12 weeks; and
  • Do not have access to alternative help and support for shopping from family or friends, or other local networks
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These stores will make every effort to offer you an online delivery slot, but it is dependent on demand and cannot be guaranteed.

You can register here.

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