Hingham Health Department – Mass Department of Public Health has issued orders to protect workers supporting grocery stores and pharmacies. Please read the attached direction from DPH.
A few highlights that we are working with our grocery stores and pharmacies include:
- Grocery stores and pharmacies must provide alternative hours, at least one hour every day for adults over 60 years old.
- Grocery stores and pharmacy employees shall not perform bagging of retail products if reusable checkout bags are used.
- Customers at grocery stores and pharmacies shall not use reusable checkout bags until further notice
- Grocery stores, pharmacies, food banks and emergency food programs may use recyclable paper, compostable plastic or single use plastic bags.
MA Department of Public Health Website