What precautions a Utah grocery chain is taking during the COVID-19 pandemic

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LEHI, Utah (ABC4 News) – One of our ABC4 viewers sent a question to our newsroom, asking how grocery stores are disinfecting the store and keeping things clean during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To answer the question we were granted access to Harmons Grocery in Lehi, one of many retailers taking extra precautions during this time.

“We’ve added a lot of additional staff to the the cleaning and disinfecting of our stores,” said Scott Lewis, Vice President of Operations, Harmons Grocery Stores. “There’s a whole team of associates in every one of our stores and that is that really all they’re doing.”

Throughout the day employees are responsible for disinfecting shopping carts, credit card machines and checkout stands, after each customer. Employees must wear gloves and are also wearing masks. Plexiglass barriers have also been installed at cash-wraps and in the pharmacy and business areas of the store.

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