H-E-B to require masks in all stores starting July 1

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Posted at 1:13 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 14:20:42-04

H-E-B will require customers to wear masks in all of their stores company-wide starting July 1.

"As an essential service provider during the pandemic, H-E-B is focused on the health and safety of our Partners, customers and continuous service to our communities," H-E-B said in a statement. "Mask are a proven way to slow the spread of COVID-19."

Over 80% of our stores currently operate under a mandatory mask order, according to H-E-B.

Effective Wednesday, July 1, H-E-B will be requiring masks in all stores companywide.

"The CDC, State of Texas, and local health officials strongly urge the use of masks or facial coverings in public spaces as a proven way to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic and as Texans Helping Texans, we wear masks to keep each other and our families safe. Social distancing, wearing masks, proper hand washing, and sanitization are all things we do to help keep Texans healthy," the statement said.