In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery has been the only category of retail able to provide consumers with the essential goods they need to survive, all while maintaining public health and safety. Because of this, grocery stores across the country are making significant strides to pivot and ramp up production to handle the increased demand of goods. Social distancing, improved cleaning procedures, and amplified online ordering and delivery capabilities are examples of the measures being taken to implement infection control policies. To keep the country fueled after the COVID-19 curve flattens, we need to identify which of these measures should become lasting design changes in the long term.
View the PDF below to read the grocery design guidelines for infection control.