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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin in KRON4 Bay Area: Holiday shopping: Stay safe from COVID-19 with these tips

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KRON) — A series of smash-and-grab cases come as holiday shopping is underway.

But this year’s more serious threat during Black Friday and gift shopping season is the surge in COVID-19 cases. 

So far, retail stores in California have not been linked to any virus outbreaks, according to the California Retailers Association.

The association wants shoppers to help struggling retailers, especially mom and pop stores. However, they say to do it safely and with capacity limits in mind: Get in, and get out. 


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