COSTCO Announces Major Perk For Healthcare Workers

Shopping has become a stressful errand to run due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shoppers are clamoring for basic items and it seems like stores are quickly selling out of the essentials as fast as they stock them. Items like toilet paper, paper towels, baby wipes and certain food items have become harder to get. Unfortunately for the heroes fighting on the front line of this epidemic things can be especially tough given their long hours and limited time to wait in line to make a quick store run. Well, Costco is actually doing something about that and they announced that healthcare workers and first responders will be given first access to stores when they open each day. To receive early access, healthcare workers and first responders simply need to show their Costco membership and ID to a Costco employee and they will be allowed to jump to the front of the line to enter the warehouse. Costco said the policy will apply to health care workers and first responders, like police officers, EMTs and firefighters, this way, they will be able to grab items they need before the general public goes into the store and empties the shelves.

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