People wearing protective masks shop in a Walmart store on May 18, 2021 in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
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Walmart said Friday that it will begin requiring masks for store workers in high-risk counties in the U.S. as determined by the latest CDC rankings, regardless of vaccine status and effective immediately.
Shoppers are strongly encouraged to wear masks in stores, but they will not be required to, the retailer said in a memo sent to staff.
Walmart said it will be adding back signage near the entrances of its stores and warehouse clubs to remind customers about