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UFCW Calls on CDC to Issue Mandatory Guidance for Frontline Workers During Coronavirus Outbreak

April 8, 2020 at 8:07 pm

America’s Largest Food and Retail Union Sends Letter to CDC Director Redfield Calling for Additional Protections for Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, and...

A special thank you from Senator Sherrod Brown to UFCW members

April 8, 2020 at 6:11 pm

Senator Sherrod Brown had a personal message for UFCW members hard at work on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis....

How to make your own no sew face mask at home

April 8, 2020 at 1:42 am

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. But you don't have to know how to sew to make your own.

What is social distancing?

April 8, 2020 at 12:01 am

Because of the vital importance of the grocery store, and because we know it is a space all of us have to share, practicing good social distancing while shopping is not only good etiquette and shows you are being thoughtful of others, but could save someone's life.

The GUARDIAN: How long does coronavirus live on different surfaces?

April 7, 2020 at 8:28 pm

“More people are staying indoors to avoid contact with people potentially infected by Covid-19. But in light of a recent report from...