Effective July 18: face coverings must be worn in SAQ stores
Montreal, Tuesday, July 15, 2020 – Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2020, all customers who enter SAQ stores will be required to wear a face covering, as mandated by the new government and public health guidelines. The SAQ is also applying these measures to all store employees whose work brings them into contact with customers. The SAQ will ensure face coverings are worn and will also maintain all measures recommended by public health authorities as part of the collective effort to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Mitigation measures already in place
To protect its employees and customers, the SAQ has, since the start of the pandemic, limited the number of customers allowed in its stores. It has also increase the frequency of store cleaning. All measures that the SAQ has implemented in its store network to date, including hand-washing and physical distancing, remain in effect.
The SAQ is counting on the cooperation of employees and customers to comply with the guidelines issued by Public Health.