BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There’s a new mask policy at Costco.

The store is dropping its medical exemptions and is now requiring all customers to wear face coverings.

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Costco has had a mask policy in effect since May, but it allowed an exemption for members who had medical conditions.

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This is no longer the case. The new policy goes into effect on Monday.

Costco said the move is to provide a safe environment for employees.

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CBS Baltimore Staff