Costco Requires Customers Wear Masks, Reactions Vary

Costco masks

Today, Costco announced that on Monday, May 4, 2020 customers will be required to wear masks while shopping in their stores. Reactions have ranged from customers canceling their memberships, to praise for the requirement.

Effective May 4:

Changes to Hours of Operation

  • Most U.S. and Puerto Rico Costco locations and gas stations will return to regular operating hours.
  • Special operating hours for members ages 60 and older, and for people with disabilities, will now be Monday through Friday, from 9 to 10 a.m. Local jurisdictions may have mandated different senior shopping hours. Please check with your local warehouse for any exceptions.
  • Costco is still limiting entrance to 2 people per membership card

Reactions To Costco Requiring Masks Range From Humor to Outrage

With COVID-19 impacting essential workers many stores have required their employees to wear masks while encouraging customers to wear them. But as coronavirus continues to spread and employees express concern about contact with customers, will mask requirements be the new norm? Who will help with enforcement?

What do you think? Team mask or will you cancel your membership?