Acme Fresh Market installs temporary plastic barriers, taped lines at check-out counters

Posted at 11:18 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 13:38:54-04

CLEVELAND — In response to Gov. DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order, Acme Fresh Market has implemented changes to its operations, including taped lines to remind customers to practice social distancing and different scheduling for day and night shifts.

At all 16 Acme Fresh Market stores in the Northeast Ohio area, management is asking customers to reserve the 7- 8 a.m. slot as a designated shopping time for its most vulnerable customers.

Acme also added taped lines every six feet at key locations such as customer service, pharmacy counters and check out lanes.

Customers shopping at Acme will noticed temporary plastic shields at registers to provide a barrier between cashiers and customers.

Acme implemented day and night scheduling changes, which will reduce the number of associates in the store at any time.

Customers are also asked not to bring re-usuable bags or cloth bags to the stores in the spirit of social distancing and to help minimize handling exposure to associates and customers.

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