Grocery StoresWear a face covering in public.
Don't have a mask? See CDC Tips on how ot make and wear face coverings.
Plastic Bag Information
Governor Baker lifted the ban on plastic bags, and instead banned reusable bags. The Wayland local ban on single-use plastic bags is suspended until further notice. Do not bring reusable shopping bags to stores.
Groceries Stores limit occupancy to 40%
State Guidance issued April 7, 2020
Safe Food Handling Guidelines for Groceries and Take-Out
Guidance on Groceries and Takeout
The following stores have dedicated times for high-risk and/or customers over 60 years:
|Donelan's Supermarket||177 Commonwealth Rd||Daily 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
Dedicated Senior Shopping Hours 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
|Stop & Shop Supermarket||101 Andrew Ave||Daily 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily|
Dedicated Senior Shopping Hours 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
|CVS Pharmacy||325 Boston Post Road|
150 Main Street
|8:00 a.m.to 8:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.|
Pharmacy daily 9:00 a.m.
Senior Shopping 8:00 a.m. daily
|Walgreens Pharmacy||35 Main Street||Open 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sundays until 7:00pm|
Pharmacy daily 9:00 a.m.
Senior Shopping 8:00 a.m. daily
- Target / Shipt
- Amazon Fresh
- Trader Joes: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
- Walgreens: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
- Russo’s, Watertown: 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
- Roche Brothers: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
- Whole Foods Market: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
- Walmart & Pharmacy:
Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Senior Shopping 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Pharmacy Delivery available
- Market Basket, Waltham: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Senior Shopping Daily 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
- Target Open daily: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Drive-Up and Delivery Available
Food Pantries, Help with Groceries and Essential NeedsThe Town is working closely with the Town's food pantries, some of which are affiliated with The Greater Boston Food Bank to provide food to Wayland residents. The Health Department has reviewed safe packing and delivery protocols with each pantry in Wayland. The Town is also offering help to residents with groceries and essential needs. For food pantry services and for help with groceries and essential needs, please call the Town of Wayland Help Line 508-358-7701.
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry at Trinitarian Congregational Church
53 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please call first to make an appointment.
Celebration International Church Food Pantry
6 Loker Street, Wayland, MA 01778
Open every other week – next open May 6, 2020.
7:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. with car side service only
Food depends on what is available, but usually includes produce, canned goods, dry goods and more.
If you need help sooner, please call 508-318-4769 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Parmenter Food Pantry
Good Shepherd Parish, St. Ann’s Church
134 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Food Pantry is open one Thursday morning a month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Can arrange delivery if someone is housebound.
Residents may have a financial need, others may be uncomfortable leaving the house for the essential purpose of going to the grocery store, and some residents are themselves or have family members with compromised health and should not leave the house during this public health emergency.The Town’s CORI checked volunteers deliver food each Wednesday morning. All information is kept confidential.
More info here.
Project Bread provides referrals to local food assistance programs and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application support. The SNAP program is available to anyone in need of food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. Anyone in need of assistance is encouraged to contact the FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333. This statewide toll-free number offers assistance in 160 different languages.
FoodSource Hotline counselors refer callers to food resources in their community as well as provides them with information about school meals, summer meal sites for kids, elder meals programs, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). When relevant, they also connect callers with utility, fuel assistance, and MassHealth. All information is kept strictly confidential.
The FoodSource Hotline can also serve the hearing impaired community through its TTY line, 1-800-377-1292.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)
MassLegal Services’ FAQs about SNAP eligibility during the COVID-19 crisis is available here.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (P.L. 116-127) (FFCRA or the Act) authorized a temporary assistance program for households with children affected by school closures during the public health emergency that was declared on January 27, 2020.
The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will issue P-EBT benefits to current Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and non-SNAP households, which include children eligible for free and reduced-price school meals, through the State’s SNAP EBT card system.
Governor's Order on RestaurantsMassachusetts Governor Baker’s Emergency Order is requiring restaurants and bars to prohibit on-premises consumption of food and beverage. Restaurant delivery and take out can still occur.
For Meals Delivery, Take-Out and DeliveryGrubHub, UberEats and DoorDash services will deliver from many local restaurants
|Dudley Chateau||Crest Road||508-655-0010||take-out and delivery|
|Mel’s Commonwealth Cafe||Commonwealth Road||508-653-7777||take-out and delivery|
|Liberty Pizza||Main Street||508-655-3417||take-out and delievry until 10:00pm|
|Takara Japanese||Town Center||508-358-6688||Chose to close during the pandemic|
|The Villa Restaurant||East Plain Street||508-653-8570||take-out and delivery 4pm – 8pm|
|The Local||Town Center||508-276-8263||curbside pickup and delivery|
|Giacomo’s||Town Center||508-276-5151||take-out pizza|
|Spice & Pepper||Boston Post Road||508-358-5300||take-out and delivery|
|Wayland Pizza House||Boston Post Road||508-358-7316||take-out and delivery|
|110 Grill||Commonwealth Road||508-975-4437||Open for take-out|
|Coach Grill||Boston Post Road||508-358-5900||Chose to close during the pandemic|
|China Rose Cuisine & Bar||East Plain Street||508-975-4786|
Chose to close during the pandemic
|Meals on Wheels||Call the Town of Wayland Help Line 508-358-2990|