Foodtown-Pathmark became the first to heed the call, announcing firefighters, police officers, corrections officers, hospital personnel and other essential workers will receive the special treatment at its 13 supermarkets across the state. Qualifying workers should present ID to store personnel, and “we will get you through the checkout lines as fast as we can,” said Noah Katz, co-president of Foodtown.

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