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Detroit Coronavirus Information

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Grocery stores and pizza places are seeing a surge in demand due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and they’re looking to hire new employees to help with the increase in business.

Kroger recently announced they’re looking to hire 400-500 employees across Michigan in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Find current openings at jobs.kroger.com.

Walmart and Sam’s Club are shooting to hire more than 150,000 new employees nationwide. The company says that the roles will be “temporary at first,” but they “expect many to convert to permanent roles over time,” according to a statement. Walmart and Sam’s Club will also temporarily reduce their usual two-week application cycle to 24 hours. Find open jobs at careers.walmart.com.

Meijer is also hiring, and open positions can be found at jobs.meijer.com/stores and jobs.meijer.com/distribution.

CVS is looking to fill 50,000 positions nationwide, including “store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees and member/customer service professionals,” according to a statement. Find job openings at jobs.cvshealth.com.

As for pizza places, Jet’s Pizza recently announced they’re looking to fill delivery positions at 386 locations in 20 states nationwide. Find more information on that here and at jetspizza.com.

Dominos, Papa John’s and Hungry Howie’s are also looking to hire employees across the country to help with deliveries. Find information on openings at Dominos at jobs.dominos.com/dominos-careers, Papa John’s at jobs.papajohns.com and Hungry Howie’s at www.hungryhowies.com/job-opportunities.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for hard rock and heavy metal music, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email: [email protected]