Coronavirus outbreak has changed our lives so much. There was a time when most of us rush to the store to buy fresh groceries. But, now, we have entered into a new transition. The thing which was mundane earlier is more like entering into the border for a war now. You have to keep all our weapons handy to fight with the deadly virus. Therefore, due to the protocols of social distancing, the implementation of regulations, and safety tips for grocery shopping, patterns have changed. Taking the same into consideration, let’s have a look at do’s and don’ts while buying groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Make a list at home whatever items you need and choose one store to get all sorts of groceries.||Do not go for random grocery shopping at different stores.|
|Prefer your conveyance and take any young family member to accompany you.||Avoid public transportation like cabs or buses, and do not take your children or any old age for grocery shopping.|
|Wear a mask, gloves, carry sanitizer, disinfectant, and also, if possible, carry your grocery bags as well.||Do not depend on the stores’ sanitization.|
|Check how many customers are there in the store and wait for your turn.||Do not hurry while you reach to the store and never neglect the protocols of social distancing.|
|Avoid touching the stuff placed on the shelves; you already have a list and know what you want. So go the particular section and keep it in your trolly||Do not go here and there in the store to search for the items. If you are not able to find the stuff take the help of the store assistant.|
|Maintain social distancing at the billing counter and use a payment wallet for payment; if not, then only use cards but avoid cash. Also, sanitize your card if you use it for payment.||Do not exchange cash in the store.|
|Keep all your stuff in your carry bags and spray disinfectant before you keep your groceries in your vehicle.||Do not ask for carrying bags from the store executive and also avoid keeping the bags in your vehicle without sanitization.|
|Throw your mask and gloves only in the covered dustbin before you are ready to drive.||Do not throw your used mask, gloves, or tissues in the open. It increases the chances of spread.|
|Sanitize your hands, and then drive your vehicle.||Do not forget to sanitize your hands properly before you sit on the driving seat.|
|Once you reach home, please keep all your grocery bags either in the balcony or shaft for an hour or two and sanitize or wash them properly.||Do not use the grocery immediately, and also do not allow your children or any older person to touch the items before sanitization.|
The majority of citizens prefer to stay indoors. But, shopping for essentials force many to do this misadventure of leaving their homes. So, follow these safety tips and keep at bay from COVID-19. Moreover, one more crucial thing you should do for yours and your family’s healthcare is to opt for health insurance. Care Health Insurance offers Care-a robust health insurance policy covering your hospitalization and treatment expenses for chronic and critical illnesses and coronavirus (subject to policy terms and conditions) and ensures your safety.