PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local ShopRite owner is making changes to local stores to protect workers and customers from coronavirus. On Tuesday, Brown’s Super Stores President and CEO Jeffrey Brown announced that his 10 stores will be adding glass shields to all checkouts, pharmacy, customer service and food service registers.
It’s part of an effort to reduce the risk of coughing and sneezing for associates and customers during the COVID-19 outbreak.READ MORE: Philadelphia's First Parade Celebrating All Winter Holidays Takes Place SaturdayMan Struck, Killed By Vehicle In North Philadelphia, Police Say
Brown says all stores should be equipped with shields by Tuesday night.MORE NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf Visits Chester, Praises Organizations Working To Make Streets Safer From Gun Violence
This announcement comes after a worker from a Glenolden, Delaware County ShopRite tested positive for the coronavirus.