Whole Foods will offer free disposable masks to all customers

Whole Foods will offer free disposable masks to all customers
SAN RAFAEL, CA - FEBRUARY 17: A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store February 17, 2010 in San Rafael, California. Whole Foods Market reported a 79 percent surge in first-quarter earnings with a profit of $49.7 million, or 32 cents a share, compared to $27.8 million, or 20 cents a share, one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SEATTLE — Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market announced that it will be requesting customers to wear face masks while in its stores to help protect the safety and health of team members and shoppers.

Whole Foods will be offering all shoppers free, disposable masks within the next week.

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For customers who don’t already have a mask or face covering, shoppers can pick up one at the entrance of each store.

Earlier this week, Amazon provided over 100 million masks to all Amazon associates, delivery service partners, Amazon Flex participants, seasonal employees and Whole Foods Market team members within the global operations network and stores.