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H-E-B employees Pearson Saunders, left, and Victoria Bryant sanitize shopping carts in April as one means to ensure the safety of customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Effective today, H-E-B will require customers to wear face masks in all of its stores, regardless of whether face mask orders are in effect in the communities the stores serve.

“Over 80% of our stores currently operate under a mandatory mask order. Mask are a proven way to slow the spread of COVID-19. Effective today, H-E-B will be requiring masks in all stores companywide,” H-E-B spokeswoman Chelsea Thompson said in a statement.

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