Including everything you need to know about disinfecting your purchases
In the era of social distancing, grocery shopping is one of the only reasons to leave home right now. COVID-19 has made grocery shopping a logistical minefield: can you touch the packages? Why is that person standing so close? Where is all the toilet paper?
Beyond going to the store, there’s a lot of confusion about what to do when you get home. Do you need to leave purchases outside, or just disinfect them? What about fresh produce?
Here’s what you need to know about grocery shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When should I go grocery shopping?
If possible, go to the store during off-peak hours, like in the morning, to avoid crowds. This makes it easier to maintain the recommended two metres (six feet) of distance between you and other people. Some stores are limiting…