Headed to your latest GameStop soon? If you are, better make sure you’re wearing a face mask. Today, the video game retail giant has announced that it is now requiring ALL customers to wear “face coverings” when shopping in all US stores.
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This new health measure against COVID-19 will take effect on July 27, and according to the press release will provide GameStop time to “inform customers of the change, post signage in stores, and train associates with the new protocol.”
GameStop CEO George Sherman had this to say about the announcement:
We believe this is the right thing to do to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our associates and customers from the growing spread of COVID-19. Providing a safe environment in our stores for all customers and store associates continues to be our top priority and wearing a face covering is a simple step every one of us can take to ensure the safety of others in our stores.
As someone who doesn’t want to get sick or see anyone I know catch the coronovirus, this is good news. Then again, it’s common sense to wear a face mask wherever you’re going. It’s better to be safe than sorry, people!