UPDATED LIST: Which Virginia stores still require masks to enter - and which don’t?

Virginia lifted its mask mandate for fully vaccinated people on May 15

LIST: Which Virginia stores still require masks to enter - and which don’t?
LIST: Which Virginia stores still require masks to enter - and which don’t?

While Virginia’s mask mandate has been lifted for fully vaccinated people, individual businesses can still enforce a mask policy.

As of May 15, those fully vaccinated don’t have to wear a mask in Virginia in most indoor or outdoor settings; however, local communities and businesses are able keep mask rules in effect.

Many stores have now dropped mask requirements and if you don’t see a store listed below, check the door before entering -- most have their policy posted there.

Here’s a look at which stores and businesses are still requiring customers to wear mask -- and which are not:

Requiring masks

  • Entertainment Venues
    • AMC Theaters
    • Regal Theatres
  • Grocery Stores
    • Whole Foods
  • Home Improvement Stores
    • Lowe’s
  • Personal Care
    • J.Roberts Salon
  • Pharmacies
    • Rite Aid
    • Walgreens
  • Restaurants
    • Panera Bread
  • Retail Businesses
    • Barnes & Noble
    • Dollar General
    • Dollar Tree
    • Macy’s
    • Old Navy/Gap
    • Petco
    • Ulta
  • Service Providers
    • Uber

Not requiring masks

  • ALDI
  • Belk
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Costco
  • CVS
  • Food City
  • Great Clips (Policy change goes into effect on May 21)
  • Home Depot
  • Kroger
  • Salem Memorial Ballpark
  • Sam’s Club
  • Starbucks
  • Target
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walmart

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