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built officials say this will open once the local hospital

open once the local hospital still to capacity. County

still to capacity. County officials now say other details

officials now say other details are set to be announced at a

are set to be announced at a later time and were seeing

later time and were seeing another growing problem at the

another growing problem at the grocery stores because of

grocery stores because of COVID-19 all of that trash

COVID-19 all of that trash thats piling up in the parking

thats piling up in the parking lots are full.

lots are full. >> So just to tossing their

>> So just to tossing their gloves in there sanitary

gloves in there sanitary wipes right the on the ground

wipes right the on the ground that dont use them. Sofia

that dont use them. Sofia Ojeda said Kroger Buffalo

Ojeda said Kroger Buffalo Speedway and

Speedway and

West Park where basically

West Park where basically theyre creating another health

theyre creating another health risk in a sense Sophia.

risk in a sense Sophia. >> Good morning. Owen yeah, it

>> Good morning. Owen yeah, it is

is definitely creating health

definitely creating health hazard were getting a lot of

hazard were getting a lot of e-mails on this they want folks

e-mails on this they want folks want us to look into it it into

want us to look into it it into this is big coming more and

this is big coming more and more of a problem at

more of a problem at grocery store. And department

grocery store. And department stores when you have to go get

stores when you have to go get those essential items youre

those essential items youre seeing this pears and pairs of

seeing this pears and pairs of latex gloves just tossed on to

latex gloves just tossed on to the parking lot for someone

the parking lot for someone else to have to pick up and

else to have to pick up and doctors say not only is this

doctors say not only is this bad for our health it could be

bad for our health it could be a breeding ground for

a breeding ground for coronavirus.

coronavirus. >> I dont want to check the

>> I dont want to check the terms back home.

terms back home. >> But you can at least be a

>> But you can at least be a part is Santa.

part is Santa. >> I it was first thought to

>> I it was first thought to protect you from germs not

protect you from germs not having to directly touch

having to directly touch shopping carts or items in

shopping carts or items in grocery stores. Maybe lessen

grocery stores. Maybe lessen your chances of getting sick

your chances of getting sick but many medical professionals

but many medical professionals say wearing latex gloves has

say wearing latex gloves has quickly become a

quickly become a health hazard. They say people

health hazard. They say people who use gloves are still

who use gloves are still touching their faces using

touching their faces using their cell phones.

their cell phones. And when many are done with

And when many are done with their gloves, theyre tossing

their gloves, theyre tossing them onto parking lots for

them onto parking lots for someone else to pick up

someone else to pick up for others to be exposed to

for others to be exposed to whatever germs and viruses are

whatever germs and viruses are on those gloves

on those gloves really not good says one

really not good says one physician assistant from Baylor

physician assistant from Baylor College of Medicine in fact it

College of Medicine in fact it can be another huge health

can be another huge health problem for a lot

problem for a lot

more people.

more people. >> On the surface is anywhere

>> On the surface is anywhere between to 2 hours to 2 days.

between to 2 hours to 2 days. ♪

>> And medical professionals

>> And medical professionals say again if youre going to

say again if youre going to use these gloves dont touch

use these gloves dont touch your face dont use your cell

your face dont use your cell phone and then throw them in

phone and then throw them in the garbage and then when you

the garbage and then when you get home wash wash wash your

get home wash wash wash your hands, we did reach out to

hands, we did reach out to Kroger and ATV for comment we

Kroger and ATV for comment we have not heard back yet, but we

have not heard back yet, but we did

did see crews cleaning up earlier

see crews cleaning up earlier this morning reporting live in

this morning reporting live in southwest Houston Sofia

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