Customers now required to wear masks while shopping at GTA Longo’s locations

Masks will be made available for purchase in stores

Longo’s stores in the Greater Toronto Area will now require customers to wear masks or face coverings in order to be permitted to shop, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Children under the age of two will be not be required to wear a mask under the rule change.

“As a family business, our number one priority is the health and safety of our team members and guests,” Anthony Longo, CEO of the grocery chain, said in a release.

“Our team members and suppliers wear a face covering, and now our guests are required to do the same,” the release continues. “Please bring a mask or face covering that covers your mouth and nose with you when you shop.”

“Masks are also available for purchase in-store. Should you require assistance please speak with a team member at the entrance.”

Longo’s has reported positive cases of COVID-19 among staff members at locations in the GTA. At least two stores were forced to temporarily close due to staff infections.