Scanning store shelves right now, this is evident; entire aisles of canned goods and toiletries are wiped out.
"To help keep our stores stocked with fresh, affordable food and essentials, we're now hiring .
Grocery store chains like Aldi, Safeway, and Albertsons are also advertising positions, ranging from cashiers and clerks to warehouse workers and delivery drivers.
Chef and philanthropist José Andrés reinforced this message through an early-morning tweet from the aisles of a Washington, D.C. grocery store.
It's also on grocery store managers and employees to navigate current sanitation and cleanliness recommendations, while also keeping the shelves stocked.
"Minnesota and Vermont have now officially designated another group of workers as emergency personnel: grocery clerks," writes Becky Z. Dernbach.
"This means the workers hurrying to stock shelves and check out customers in those states will also receive free child care. »