Although the retail giants are directing their employees to take precautions by wearing a face mask, customers are still allowed within the businesses without one.

Beginning today, all Walmart and Sam's Club employees must wear a face mask, so stated a company wide memo sent out this past Friday.  Shoppers will also be encouraged to wear face masks before entering the stores as well.

We were a little surprised that area grocery stores haven't implemented this for their employees as well, as face masks seem to be worthwhile in protecting everyone during this pandemic.

The Walmart directive was posted to the company's website, and said that employees could wear a face mask of their own, or be given one before the workday by the company following a health screening and temperature check.

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