McDonald’s announces masks are mandatory for customers in the US, but not Canada – National


While McDonald’s restaurants in the United States will soon require customers to wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, locations in Canada have not followed suit.On the contrary, McDonald’s of Canada said customers are encouraged to wear a face mask at its locations. The fast-food giant is offering take-out, curbside delivery and drive-thru options amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“For everyone’s safety, we encourage all customers to wear a face mask or face mask when using our premises. Masks or face masks should be worn when required by public health authorities. We will continue to monitor and adapt the measures as necessary, ”said a spokesperson.

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Patrons of American restaurants will not be allowed to enter without wearing a face mask from August 1, McDonald’s announced Friday, joining many other businesses, as well as governments, to mandate the use of masks in some form or form. another.

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The company said if a customer refused, procedures would be put in place to “take care of them in a friendly and prompt manner.”

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“Additionally, we will provide training to our restaurant staff to ensure they are prepared to approach this new policy in a friendly and positive manner. We will also be sharing resources for our employees and those of our franchisees who wish to review de-escalation training, ”the company said.

The measure comes amid an explosion of new coronavirus cases in the United States – more than 4 million Americans have been diagnosed overall and more than 145,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In both countries, employees are given disposable masks and other measures have been taken to prevent possible transmission of the virus.

Masks are made mandatory in indoor public places in Nova Scotia

Masks are made mandatory in indoor public places in Nova Scotia

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