Whole Foods and ALDI have joined the mounting list of retailers requiring masks inside stores across the nation.
So far, Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Target and CVS have already instituted similar policies.
The company said the move is in line with guidelines supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has encouraged mask wearing to slow the spread of coronavirus for the last three-plus months.
All ALDI employees are required to wear masks and have been doing so for months, the grocery chain said.
ALDI customers who do not wish to wear masks inside stores are encouraged to order groceries and items for delivery.
Whole Foods staff have already been required to wear masks and have their temperatures taken at the start of their shifts.
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