Published April 28. 2020 01:48PM
Weis Markets today announced it will use non-contact infrared thermometers to take the temperature of associates before starting work. This policy is now in effect in all Weis Markets stores along with its distribution center, manufacturing and processing facilities and store support center. Any associate with an elevated temperature will be sent home.
This measure was implemented as part of the company’s continued efforts to upgrade and refine its existing COVID-19 protection measures to increase cleanliness and minimize personal contact, which include:
• Requiring all Weis associates to wear some form of protective face covering while working
• Sneeze guards at all registers and courtesy desks
• Limiting the number of customers in stores to ensure social distancing
• Cleaning and sanitizing stores on a continual basis as well as after stores close and before they open
• Hourly cleaning and sanitizing of high contact areas such as cash registers, self-scan units, credit-debit terminals, fuel pumps, shopping carts and baskets