Costco recommends shoppers wear a mask or face covering

Darnell Taylor
May 21, 2020

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It begins with the shopper telling the worker that he's recording him for his "3,000 follower Instagram feed".

Tison replied from his own Twitter account. "I work for Costco, and I'm asking this member to put on a mask because that is our company policy".

Costco stated that this recommendation does not apply to children under the age of two or to "individuals who are unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition".

Dana Piccoli remarked: "Just bought a Costco membership thanks to Tison".

The shopper then responds: "And I am not wearing the mask because this is a free country".

As Tison walked away with the shopping cart, the eighty-sixed consumer said, "He's gonna take the cart away because he's a p-y little bitch".

The Centers for Disease Control has recommended "wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are hard to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission".

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"California Rep. Ted Lieu was also among those who praised Costco on Twitter, writing: "#CostCo has the right to require that customers wear a mask.

TMZ obtained video of the customer after the viral incident and he appeared to be unshaken in his belief that the people in Costco wearing masks were "sheep" and that he was the only one who wasn't.

In unrelated posts on the Costco (Arvada, CO) Facebook page, users were praising the requirement of masks for customers and employees.

In the video, Tison can be seen speaking directly to the customer's camera, addressing not only the customer, but any social media followers who might see the footage. Businesses have the right to prevent people from spewing saliva droplets in their stores. We know some members may find this inconvenient or objectionable, but under the circumstances we believe the added safety is worth any inconvenience.

LADbible has contacted Costco for comment.

"I am very concerned that this summer, as temperatures rise, we will see a noteworthy increase in short tempers moving from verbal to physical".

Just one day after Canadian public health officials urged Canucks to start wearing face coverings, Costco Canada has released a similar statement.

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