Planet Fitness to require face coverings at all locations

The new requirement will go into effect August 1

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — A popular chain of fitness centers is now requiring everyone to wear a mask.

Starting next month, Planet Fitness says it will require face covering at all of its locations.
As of right now, employees already have to wear masks, but now members who use the facilities also must wear them to workout.

The workout facility sent a statement to ABC Columbia News saying that keeping you safe is more important now than ever before.

At Planet Fitness, our members and employees are our number one priority, and we remain committed to providing a safe and clean environment where everyone feels comfortable. We are instituting a universal, standard mask policy in all of our stores effective August 1, although after hearing member feedback, we will be making a slight adjustment to this policy. Members will now be required to wear masks at all times within our facilities except while actively working out and in accordance with local and state restrictions. Health and wellness is more important now than ever, and we are confident that we have taken numerous precautions to ensure the safety of our community, including enhanced cleanliness and sanitization efforts, physical distancing measures in our large and spacious stores, touchless check-in and more.”

Planet Fitness has over 14-hundred locations across the country. The new policy goes into effect August 1. For more information click on the link for Planet Fitness provided HERE

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