11/15/20 | MYNorthwest | Stephani Klein
On Sunday, Governor Inslee announced new restrictions as part of Washington state’s response to COVID-19. Shortly after, The Washington Food Industry Association’s incoming CEO released a statement.
“Washington state’s independent grocery and convenience stores are working hard to safely meet the needs of customers during COVID-19. Since the early days of the outbreak, grocery stores have complied with COVID regulations — masking up, sanitizing, and providing clean, safe shopping experiences. Now, our members are asking for your continued patience as local grocers adjust to operating under these new rules during the busiest shopping season of the year,” said Tammie Hetrick. (Read Grocers Statement)