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T&T Supermarket starting to check temperatures of shoppers, workers

Last Updated Apr 20, 2020 at 11:04 pm PDT

Summary

Starting April 20 shoppers and employees will have their temperature taken before entering

In line with public health advice, anyone who does have a fever is being asked not to come to any of the chain's stores

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Starting Monday, T&T Supermarket stores will be checking the temperatures of employees and customers before they enter.

A note from the supermarket says, “As we all know fever is the most common symptom for COVID-19,” and the move is to “protect our customers and staff.”

A location in Surrey starting offering voluntary temperature-taking on April 9.

In line with public health advice, anyone who does have a fever is being asked not to come to any of the chain’s stores.

The supermarket chain has also donated 1 million masks to healthcare workers. Meanwhile, a foundation led by T&T founder Cindy Lee has donated money to purchase two ventilators for B.C. hospitals.