Kroger stores will require all customers in all stores to wear a face mask starting Wednesday, July 22.
The change is in response to the increase in COVID-19 cases across the country, Kroger said.
“We are taking this extra step now because we recognize additional precautions are needed to protect our country,” the company said.
Citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kroger said there are three actions that have been scientifically proven to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Besides wearing a face covering, they include frequent hand washing and social distancing (generally staying at least six feet away from people outside your home).[Read more…]