The state of supermarkets on Staten Island: Grocers race to replenish supplies – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y -- The coronavirus (COVID-19) scare sent many of the people to the grocers in search of the essentials, leaving many of the shelves bare.

Slowly, but surely the grocery stores have replenished these items, although some remain on short supply.

Saturday morning we checked in on some of the Island's popular stores to see how they've restocked.

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Checkout lines at most grocers like the Stop & Shop in Port Richmond are filled but are no longer overflowing into the aisles. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Paper products like paper towel rolls and toilet paper are still very much constrained throughout several suppliers. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Canned goods, which were scarce just a week ago, can be found at small grocers like Family Fruit in Grant City. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Family Fruit in Grant City is offering complimentary contact-free curbside pickup for its guests by simply calling ahead. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Dry pastas also have been replenished at most Island grocers. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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The Stop & Shop in Graniteville used six-foot strips of duct tape on the floor to help customers keep the appropriate distance. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Several high-demand items like baby supplies remain sparse in most of the grocery chains. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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An unfortunate circumstance; disposable gloves littered nearly every parking lot. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Many customers wore gloves and masks as they shopped. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Produce throughout the Island's stores appear to have returned to normal levels. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Bottled water cases have been restocked although most grocers utilized limitations. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Throughout the Island, many cashiers are donning masks and gloves at check-out aisles. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Meats which had been in short supply have been replenished in most shops. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Dairy aisles throughout the area have been fully restocked. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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Cleaning products at a lot of big-chain grocers remain in short order. March 28, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Jason Paderon)

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