Answering Your Questions

Published on March 26, 2020 and last updated on July 30, 2021


Answering Your Questions

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COVID-19 U.S. Fact Sheet

Visit the News & Media page to view the fact sheet on our response to COVID-19 in the U.S.

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Administering COVID-19 Vaccines

We are now administering COVID-19 vaccines at Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in partnership with federal and local governments. Walmart is proud to be selected by CDC as part of their U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program to help administer COVID-19 vaccines in communities around the United States. We also have agreements in place with several states and jurisdictions and are administering vaccines in partnership with them.

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Face Coverings

Per CDC Guidance, all Walmart and Sam’s Club associates working in an area of substantial or high transmission are required to wear a mask or face covering while working indoors, regardless of vaccination status. In these counties and where there are state or local mask mandates, associates will be required to wear masks inside our facilities, including stores, clubs, distribution centers, fulfillment centers and our campus offices. The CDC updates its data on transmission rates every Monday, so the guidance on mask usage will change over time in different locations.

Facility Management will also post signage at our stores and clubs to remind customers and members about the CDC’s revised guidance and strongly encourage them to wear masks or face coverings.

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Temporary Return Policy Update

Effective: March 6, 2021

All stores have resumed our standard return policy for new purchases, subject to certain restrictions based on state or local ordinances that remain applicable, such as in New Jersey.

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Available Inventory

As you probably know, there’s a very high demand for paper goods, cleaning supplies, and similar items. As we work to restock those high-demand products as fast as possible, we have to limit the number that can be purchased.

Based on current supply, item quantity limits on milk, water, eggs and other basics have been removed on in-store purchases. To help manage product availability for grocery pickup customers, we continue to have quantity limits on these product purchases online. The current item limit for eggs is 2, and we’ve raised the item limit of milk and water to 6. As this situation evolves, we will continue to evaluate supply and adjust product limits accordingly.

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No-Contact Pickup & Delivery

Our Promise To You: Pickup & Delivery

You can order groceries from us online or in our app anytime. One of our associates will pick your order and bring it out to the curb when you arrive. This is a great way to maintain social distance.

  • Pickup: No-contact pickup is now available. You’ll no longer have to sign for your order. An associate will simply put your order in your trunk / car.
  • Delivery: Our drivers are practicing social distancing: when picking up your order at the store, they’ll stay in the car while an associate loads the order into their vehicle. You can also authorize the driver to simply leave the order at your doorstep rather than having to sign for it.

How to get started:

How To Get Started: Pickup & Delivery

To find out if pickup and/or delivery service is available in your area, check this location map.

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In-Store Shopping With our App

If you’d like to shop in-store, our app features convenient services that will help make your trip as safe and efficient as possible.

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Walmart Pay

Connect Walmart gift cards, credit, or debit cards to Walmart Pay for a no-contact payment. Set it up in our app, and pay with a scan of your phone screen, no touching, keypads, or signature required.

Additional Information: We’re Making Key Services Completely Contact Free

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Create shopping lists that can be shared with others. Everyone who’s shared can add items to the list, so you’ll be able to get everything that’s needed in one trip.

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Store Maps and Item Finder

Select your nearest Walmart using the store finder, then use the store map and item finder to quickly and easily locate exactly what you need.

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Order Delays and Cancellations

There are millions of people ordering online right now, so you might encounter delays, cancellations or longer wait times during pickup. We understand how frustrating that may be and assure you that we’re doing our best to serve as many customers as possible. We’ll keep you updated via email, text message, website and mobile app to alert you of any potential delays or increased wait times at your store.

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Associate Support

Your health and our associates’ health are top priority. Anyone who thinks they may have COVID-19 related symptoms, illness or concerns should stay home, including our associates. We’ve set a new policy to support any associate who may be affected by the virus—including paid leave for those who are required to self-quarantine. You can read more about what we’re doing for our associates here.

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Community Support

To help meet critical needs, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $25 million to support organizations on the front lines responding to the outbreak. Get details on these grants here.

Page last updated on June 15, 2020