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Walmart to check employees temperatures, provide masks and gloves amid COVID-19 pandemic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the coronavirus emergency continues to play out across the country, WalMart announced that it would be taking extra measures to protect company employees. As of Tuesday, the temperature of every employee will be checked as they report for their shifts in stores, clubs, and facilities, the company said. Employees will also be asked several basic health screening questions. …


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Maryland Department of Health investigating E. Coli outbreak

UPDATE: Health officials say consumers should not eat romaine lettuce from the Salinas, California region. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health is investigating a cluster of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections among seven patients in Maryland. All patients reported eating Ready Pac Bistro® Bowl Chicken Caesar Salad purchased from various Sam’s Club locations in …


Walmart to cut back on ammunition sales following ‘horrific’ shooting

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Walmart announced on Tuesday that the chain would be discontinuing all sales of handgun ammunition and sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition that could be used with military-style weapons, following two “horrific” shootings at Walmart stores this summer, CNBC reported. The national chain will also halt all handgun sales in the state of Alaska. Walmart is also asking …