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Retailers dropping mask requirements

Retailers dropping mask requirements

NEW YORK — More retailers dropping mask requirements for customers and employees if they’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19. CVS Pharmacy said that, consistent with the latest CDC guidance, customers who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear face coverings inside its stores, unless it is mandated by state or local regulations. Customers who

More retailers mandate masks for customers

More retailers mandate masks for customers

NEW YORK – More retailers are requiring shoppers to wear masks when inside their stores.  Target, CVS Health, Best Buy and Kroger are among the latest to announce mask-wearing requirements, as retailers grow impatient with the absence of a consistent mandate from state and local governments. Walmart helped break the ice earlier this week, when the

NRF calls on retailers to set nationwide mask policy

NRF calls on retailers to set nationwide mask policy

WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation issued the following statement encouraging all retailers to adopt a nationwide policy that requires customers to wear face coverings or masks to protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic: “The health and safety of associates and customers is retailers’ number one priority

Hy-Vee requires employees to wear masks

Hy-Vee requires employees to wear masks

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. is requiring all store and distribution center employees throughout its eight-state region to wear masks or other facial coverings while at work in response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Hy-Vee provided masks to all employees over the past several weeks. Effective Monday, the company said wearing a