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Posted on: April 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19: How to Prevent the Spread while Grocery Shopping


How can I safely grocery shop during COVID-19?

  • Keep at least a six-foot distance from others and avoid touching your face. 
  • If possible, sanitize the handles of grocery baskets or shopping carts before shopping.
  • Once home, wash your hands immediately; wash them again after handling and storing your purchased products.

How should I wash fruit and vegetables during COVID-19?

  • Wash fruit and vegetables the same way you would in any other circumstance.
  • Before handling them, wash your hands with soap and water and then wash the fruits/vegetables thoroughly with clean water.

Remember to wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds. Do not touch your face, maintain a six-foot distance from other people and only go out for essential items. For more information, visit the World Health Organization (WHO) online

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