With the increase in #COVID19 cases across the country, we are committed to doing our part to help reduce the spread of the virus. Starting July 22, we will require all customers in all locations to wear a mask, joining our associates who continue to wear masks. pic.twitter.com/r9WPD3QNFa
— Kroger News (@KrogerNews) July 15, 2020
Fred Meyer and Home Depot’s policies go into effect on Wednesday, Safeway’s on Tuesday and a local manager of Petco said its change will go into effect Monday.
To help protect our associates, customers and communities, we’re taking an important step and requiring customers to wear masks in all U.S. stores beginning Wednesday, July 22. Click here for more:https://t.co/71BqrOZ8Xa pic.twitter.com/dkEXRYx5jc
— The Home Depot (@HomeDepot) July 17, 2020
Office Max has also announced that it’s requiring its customers to wear masks, effective Monday.
The announcements follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calling on Americans this week to wear masks. The CDC has been highlighting evidence of their efficacy in limiting the spread of COVID-19.
Note: This post has been updated with the addition of Office Max.