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.
Customers at Longo’s locations across the Greater Toronto Area will now be required to wear masks or face coverings while shopping in the stores.https://t.co/C0YPciJK7x
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“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.