PACK Home - buying groceries safely
  • Shops are often crowded and confined spaces, so are places where coronavirus spreads easily.
  • Avoid shops if you are unwell or at risk of severe COVID-19. Ask family or friends to help.
  • Only go shopping when necessary.
  • Prepare a shopping list and try choose a quiet time so your trip will be quick.

Follow these rules when out shopping:

  • Wear a mask.
  • Avoid touching your face or fiddling with your mask.
PACK Home - social distance queue at spaza shop

Keep apart from others in the shop and in queues.

PACK Home - do not shop in crowded stores

Avoid crowds, close contact and confined spaces.

Wipe down trolley or basket handle before use.
PACK Home - cough in elbow with mask on

Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue.

PACK Home - woman sanitising hands

Wash or sanitise your hands whenever possible, especially before and after you visit the shop, pay at the till or use an ATM.