Walmart and Sam's Club required face coverings for customers beginning Monday.
CVS, however, said it was not asking its employees to act as enforcers of the policy, which goes into effect on Monday.
Walmart said it's going to enforce the brand new policy by stationing "health ambassadors" near the entrance to remind shoppers of the requirement.
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"We are adhering to all local safety mandates within each of our stores and strongly encouraging those who are medically able to wear a face covering to do so". The grocery chain is also offering curbside pickup and delivery for those who prefer not to enter the store entirely.
The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company said that now about 65 percent of its more than 5,000 stores and clubs are located in areas where there is already some form of government mandate on face coverings. Some retailers, such as Home Depot and Target, said they'll supply complimentary masks for clients who do not have them.
Panera- As of July 15, Panera is requiring masks in their Bakery-Cafes.
This person will be wearing a black polo, and their job is to help enforce the mask rule at the front of the store. Customers will also have to consent to a temperature check and are asked to maintain social distancing.
"We have been monitoring this situation closely, and given the escalating number of positive COVID-19 cases in the regions we serve, we believe requiring masks for teammates, vendors and, now, customers is in the best interest of public safety", said Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck. "If a customer refuses to adhere to store policies, they are putting employees and other customers at undue risk".