Walmart Supercenter in Indio Temporarily Closes for Cleaning

Walmart Supercenter in Indio Temporarily Closes for Cleaning

Taylor Martinez

Walmart Supercenter in Indio is closed for thorough cleaning and sanitizing.

The store, located at 82-491 Avenue 42, closed Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

“Everything we’re doing is for the well-being of our associates and customers, and in consideration of guidance by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and health experts. When the store reopens Thursday, we will continue conducting associate health screens and temperature checks, and all associates will be provided with facemasks and gloves,” read a statement from Walmart, “These protocols are in addition to the extensive measures we’ve put in place during the pandemic to help protect our associates and customers, including installing sneeze guards at registers, temperature checks and mandatory mask-wearing for associates, placing social distancing signage and enacting emergency leave policy for associates who are unable or uncomfortable coming to work. Additionally, through the help of our health ambassadors, we will continue requiring customers to wear protective facial coverings while inside the building.”

The store is expected to reopen at 7:00 a.m. Thursday, December 17.

“We will continue working closely with elected and local health officials, adjusting how we serve the community while also keeping the health and safety of our customers and associates in mind,” read the statement.

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