Tips to Stay Safe While Shopping


DC Greens works to advance food justice and health equality in DC. They offer some simple COVID shopping rules:

  • Stay home if sick.
  • Order ahead.
  • Make a shopping list.
  • Wash reusable bags before leaving.
  • Always take a mask, gloves and hand sanitizer.
  • Limit household shopping to one person.
  • Wipe down shopping carts or baskets.
  • Maintain six feet of distance.
  • Do not touch food at farmers markets.
  • Pay with credit cards.

After shopping:

  • Discard masks and wash hands.
  • Wash groceries.
  • Discard plastic bags.
  • Wash hands again after putting groceries away.

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