Consumers who go to Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores in the United States will now have to use a mask compulsively, the company announced.
“As the number of confirmed cases has skyrocketed recently in communities across the country, the number and types of facial coverage mandates have also been implemented. Currently, about 65 percent of our more than 5,000 stores and clubs are located in areas where there is some kind of government mandate to cover your face. To help provide consistency in stores and clubs, we will require all buyers to cover their faces starting Monday, July 20, “they said in a communication. written Dacona Smith, director of operations, Walmart United States., And Lance de la Rosa, director of operations, Sam’s Club.
Measure implemented in stores in Puerto Rico since the beginning of the quarantine
Iván Báez, director of public and governmental affairs for Walmart Puerto Rico, recalled that the use of a mask is required in all stores on the Island from the start of the local emergency.
“In Puerto Rico, from day one we are implementing it,” said the company’s spokesperson for Metro. He also explained that the company at the United States level decided to do it uniformly due to the different regulations in the states and jurisdictions of the United States.
Likewise, Báez announced a new orientation campaign aimed at both employees and customers, so that they continue with the prevention measures of COVID-19.
Finally, Báez said that the education effort will be on social networks among other media.
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