Skip to Content

Asian Pacific Market starts taking customers’ temperatures, requiring masks

Pacific Asian Market off E Platte in Colorado Springs, asianpacificmarketco.com

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - As many workers head back on the job this week due to loosened COVID-19 restrictions, one Colorado Springs supermarket is ramping up its precautions.

Management at Pacific Asian Market off E Platte told KRDO they've recently started taking every customers' temperature before they enter the store. They say they've also been taking every employee's temperature daily since sometime in March.

KRDO crews headed to Pacific Asian Market today to find out exactly how the grocer is taking temperatures, and what other precautions they're implementing right now.

The supermarket is using an ultraviolet thermometer, so there's no touching involved. The grocer is also only allowing customers inside if they're wearing a mask. If you don't have a mask, you can buy one for seventy cents at the door.

"I appreciate that the company and store actually care about us," said Dre Wong, who works in management at the store.

Wong told us he hopes other grocers will make their rules more strict, like them.

"I don’t think it's too much to ask everyone, to do the same thing or be on the same page," he said.

Article Topic Follows: Local News
Author Profile Photo

Julia Donovan

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KRDO NewsChannel 13 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content