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Sheriff's Office to deliver food to senior citizens


Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said his office has been working with Woods Supermarket in Nevada to provide grocery delivery to senior citizens. Mosher said "while Woods is working to make free deliveries within 5 miles of any store, Deputies will be available to deliver food anywhere in Vernon County from 12:00pm to 4:00pm Monday-Friday. Mosher said his Office has also been delivering student food provided by the Schools to homes and helping pass out food at schools as they request help.   


In a press release provided to the Sheriff's Office, the supermarket said:


Dear Valued Guests,

We are continually searching for ways to assist our Senior Guests, those 60 and over, as we deal with the effects of the corona virus (COVID-19).  To that end, we are launching our Senior Express Delivery Hotline effective Wednesday 3/25.  We will continue this service until the need for it diminishes.

Details of the program are as follows:

Senior Express Delivery Hotline

  • Call 417-204-4790 for delivery.
  •     Available to Senior Guests age 60 and over
  •     Call Center will be open 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  •      Delivery time will be between Noon and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
  •     30 items or less
  •     Free Delivery within 5 miles of all Woods locations
  •     Limited Deliveries available daily Monday through Friday. 
  •     Deliveries will be made in order received and may roll to following day.

Our Woods Team is proud to offer this service to you as a part of our commitment to the communities we serve.