Target announces new safety measures for shoppers, employees

April 3, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–Target has announced it is implementing additional safety measures in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a release, the Minneapolis-based retailer stated that starting tomorrow (Saturday), it will monitor and limit the number of people in the store, if needed, so that shoppers can practice social distancing.

The retailer will also be offering disposable masks and gloves for its employees to wear.

“The measures we’re announcing today are aimed at ensuring we are creating a safe environment for the guests who continue to turn to Target, while also providing our team with additional resources as they fulfill an essential service in communities across the country,” John Mulligan, Target’s chief operating officer, said in a statement.

Additionally, Target announced it will be donating an additional two million respirator masks to the medical community.