Target and CVS become the next major retailers to require mandatory face masks when visiting one of their stores. CVS has several of it’s stores located in Target stores across the country.
News | With the recent spike in COVID-19 infections, we’re joining others in taking the next step and requiring all customers to wear face coverings when entering any of our stores throughout the country effective Monday, July 20. #COVID19— CVS Pharmacy (@cvspharmacy) July 16, 2020
Target said in a statement it will require face masks in all stores, beginning August 1st. The retailer will reportedly provide disposable masks as well to customers who don’t have one.
CVS competitor Walgreens has been asking customers to wear a mask since early May.
Target and CVS join a growing list of retailers nationwide now requiring masks. Just this week, Walmart, Kroger, Kohls, Whole Foods, Starbucks and Best Buy have all announced new mask requirements when visiting in store.