Walmart quickly closes its Downey marketplace for sanitizing — The Downey Patriot

DOWNEY — Walmart has quickly closed its Neighborhood Market in Downey to permit for cleansing and sanitizing, the corporate introduced.

The grocery retailer closed at this time and can reopen Friday at 7 am.

“Every part we’re doing is for the well-being of our associates and clients, and in consideration of steering by the Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) and well being specialists,” Walmart stated in a press release. “When the shop reopens Friday, we’ll proceed conducting affiliate well being screens and temperature checks, and all associates shall be supplied with facemasks and gloves.

“These protocols are along with the in depth measures we’ve put in place through the pandemic to assist shield our associates and clients, together with putting in sneeze guards at registers, temperature checks and necessary mask-wearing for associates, putting social distancing signage and enacting emergency depart coverage for associates who’re unable or uncomfortable coming to work. Moreover, by the assistance of our well being ambassadors, we’ll proceed requiring clients to put on protecting facial coverings whereas contained in the constructing.

“We are going to proceed working intently with elected and native well being officers, adjusting how we serve the group whereas additionally holding the well being and security of our clients and associates in thoughts.” 

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