Giant Eagle to require masks while in stores

PITTSBURGH — Because of the increases in positive COVID-19 cases, Giant Eagle is reinstituting the wearing of face masks, cloth face coverings or face shields for employees and shoppers.

Employees will start Wednesday. The requirement for shoppers will start Friday, the company said in a release.

“We are strongly requesting that our guests comply with the same mask requirement, starting Friday, Aug. 6. We will have team members ready at each of our stores to provide a complimentary mask for any guest who does not have one,” the release said.


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