WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (WEEK) – Starting Tuesday, Hy-Vee will no longer require fully vaccinated individuals to wear face masks in its stores.
The supermarket chain released the following statement in response to the new CDC guidance:
“Starting today, Hy-Vee no longer requires fully vaccinated customers and employees to wear face coverings in its stores, except where it’s required by local ordinances. Face coverings, however, continue to be strongly recommended for Hy-Vee customers who are not fully vaccinated and are still required by the company for employees who are not fully vaccinated.”
Hy-Vee also added that extra safety and sanitization procedures will continue to be implemented in its stores, which include Plexiglas barriers, social distancing signage, and extra hand sanitizer/cart wipes.
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