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Publix to install Plexiglass at registers amid spread of coronavirus

Installation expected to conclude in next 2 weeks

ORLANDO, Fla. – Publix announced Tuesday that crews will install Plexiglass at registers, customer service desks and pharmacies at all of its stores.

Installations will start this weekend and crews are expected to finish the project within two weeks, according to Publix officials.

Customers have been packing the stores amid the spread of the coronavirus.

The company announced last week officials are looking to hire thousands of workers for stores and distribution centers.

You can apply for a job at Publix at this link.

Walmart also said it will also install Plexiglass barriers at its stores to protect employees and customers.

Whole Foods in Winter Park has already installed Plexiglass at its registers.

Harvest Time Food Bank in Seminole added barriers and tape on the floors to help customers stay 6 feet from each other.

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