How to grocery shop safely during coronavirus

ABC News’ Becky Worley highlights the ways stores are implementing measures to protect customers and employees and shares tips to shop safe.
2:49 | 03/25/20

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We're back now on "Gma" with how some are making some steps during this pandemic. Our Becky Worley joins us from San Francisco with more on how to keep your family safe while shopping. Good morning. We think about best practices from grocery shopping. Two questions come up. How should we be getting them, and how do we make sure they're okay to touch once we get them home? Reporter: One of the most basic daily tasks has become a lot more complicated. What are best practices for getting and cleaning groceries? Grocery delivery seems like the perfect solution. I think contactless delivery is a great option as it helps us practice with social distancing. Reporter: I ordered basics. It's a tip to do that. Reporter: You have no contact with the delivery person. That was easy. There's just one problem. These delivery services are slammed, and getting a time slot scheduled is really tough. We have to consider really planning far out in advance. Reporter: Insta cart announcing they plan to hire 300,000 new shoppers to alleviate this. That means some of us need to head out to the store. I would say go early. I would also say, bringing your own disinfectant wipes. Reporter: Wipe down your cart, and wipe down your credit card. When it comes to wearing a mask to the store, the CDC advises people not to wear masks unless they're sick or caring for someone that is ill. What about gloves? You can put them on and take them off effectively without contaminaing yourself. Reporter: Maybe just take some hand sanitizer with you to the store instead. Once you get some groceries, some special handing instructions. Right now we don't have clear data that it's living on packages for a long period of Reporter: But experts say throw the bags in your recycling bin, and wash the counter to be safe. Adjusting to our new domestic reality, one grocery bag at a time. News about grocery stores is not usually fast and furious, but here we go. Many have special shopping hours for seniors and high risk folks. Some are closing earlier than usual to focus on restocking. The hiring announced is immense. In addition to the 300,000 new hires from insta cart, Walmart talked about 350,000 jobs, and Amazon too. From curbside so delivery, check with your local store to see what they're doing to adjust, Amy. All right, Becky. Thanks so much. A lot of extra steps for everyone, but well worth it. It seems everyone is taking those precautions. Everybody is stepping up.

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