MORRISTOWN, NJ - The ShopRite of Greater Morristown announced that the store, as of Saturday March 28, will limiting the number of customers allowed into the store at a given time.

The change comes after three ShopRite employees have tested positive for the Coronavirus. Those employees worked in stores in Morristown, Garwood and Newark.

"Starting today in an effort to adhere to proper social distancing practices and for the safety of our guests and associates, the ShopRite of Greater Morristown will begin limiting the number of customers allowed in the store", the announcement read. "The maximum number of customers will be roughly 30% of the store’s regular maximum occupancy".

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Changes include:

  • All entrances will be closed except for one. A security guard will be assigned to each entrance and exit to track the number of customers entering and exiting the store
  • When the store opens, the security guard will allow customers into the building, counting each one.
  • Once the store is at capacity, customers will be asked to wait in a single file line outside the store.

At this time, the store did not state the exact number of customers allowed into the store.

"Please be patient and kind to one another as you may be asked to queue in a single line outside the store", the announcement. "We appreciate your understanding in helping us keep everyone in the community safe".


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