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PINECREST, FL - OCTOBER 18: Dawn Moreno shops for yogurt as she enjoys the grand opening of a Trader Joe's on October 18, 2013 in Pinecrest, Florida. Trader Joe's opened its first store in South Florida where shoppers can now take advantage of the California grocery chains low-cost wines and unique items not found in other stores. About 80 percent of what they sell is under the Trader Joe's private label. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As grocery store employees continue to work tirelessly, putting themselves in harm’s way to ensure that Americans get the food and supplied that they nee during the coronavirus pandemic, many big chains are planning to give those employees a well-deserved break on Easter Sunday.

Trader Joe’s announced they will be closing all stores on Easter Sunday, April 12 to allow employees a day to rest, according to the store’s website. 

In addition, Aldi, Costco, Publix, Sam’s Club, and Target will also be closed on Easter Sunday, The Today Show reported.  So be sure to stock up on your easter egg decorating kits in advance.

Many of these stores like Publix, traditionally close on the holiday, but this year it takes on a  new meaning.

Stores that will be open on Sunday include: BJ’s, CVS, Duane Reade, Kmart, Kroger, Rite-Aid, Safeway, ShopRite, Walmart, Walgreens and Whole Foods.

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