With COVID-19 coronavirus cases being confirmed at a number of stores in Ocean County, ShopRite stores have announced a number of new in-store safety measures.

The Asbury Park Press reports that there have been employees who have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus at ShopRite stores in Toms River, Brick, Manahawkin, and Manchester.

In response, ShopRite posted messages on the individual store Facebook pages outlining new safety measures, including:

  • Plexiglass shields at registers, the pharmacy, and the customer service counter.
  • Masks and gloves for all employees.
  • Special registers for elderly and immunocompromised customers.
  • Signage throughout stores and announcements reminding customers of social distancing guidlines.

You can click here for the full announcement from the Route 37 ShopRite.

Click here for the full Asbury Park Press story.

Over the weekend, firefighters from the Toms River Fire Department Company #1 helped sanitize equipment at the Route 37 store:

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