New security measures for Coronavirus to start on April 4

<p>New Target (NYSE: TGT) security measures for coronavirus involve changes to normal retailer shopping practices.

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Target says that the first of its new security measures in response to the coronavirus from China is measuring its stores. This means that the dealer will limit the number of customers who have a permit at each location to reduce the risk of close contact.

The next big change in Target coronavirus security measures is for employees. The company says it will now provide its employees with face masks and gloves to wear at work.

Target also states that it encourages healthy hygiene habits for its employees. It includes providing paid sick leave for workers with the virus to keep the risk of spreading. This follows guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

John Mulligan, Executive Vice President and COO of Target, said this about the security measures.

“We are extremely proud of the commitment shown by our more than 350,000 frontline members to ensure that millions of guests can trust Target, and we will continue to focus our efforts on supporting them. The measures we announce today aim to ensure that we create a safe environment for guests who continue to turn to Target, while providing our team with additional resources as they fulfill an important service in communities across the country. ”

The new Target coronavirus security measures take effect on April 4.

At the time of writing, William White had no position in any of the above securities.

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