Updated May 14, 2021
Face Coverings No Longer Required
The City-County Health Department has lifted our local mask requirement. Based on this, as well as recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, we announce that face masks are no longer required for staff or customers.
We will not be checking vaccination cards nor asking. Please note, however, that those who have not been vaccinated are strongly recommended to wear a mask until they receive their shots.
Whether you choose to mask up or not, please respect the choices others are making.
Plexiglas barriers and hand sanitizer stations will remain in place at both stores.
Looking for an alternative to in store shopping? Check out our online grocery ordering a pick-up service, available seven days a week.
Updated May 13, 2021
Senior Sopping Hours Change
Starting June 1, we will no longer offer special hours on for seniors (65 years and older) and immune-compromised individuals.
These hours have been available on Tuesday and Friday from 7 — 8 am at Co-op West Main.
This change is due to consistently lower participation from these groups.
Co-op West Main Updated Store Hours
Effective June 1, 2021:
- Sunday — Monday
- 8 am — 9 pm
Updated May 12, 2021
Face Coverings Remain Required
While the face coverings mandate has change, face masks continue to be required at both Co-op locations.
This includes those who have been vaccinated
Remember to cover your mouth and nose!
Face coverings are still required to enter both Co-op locations. This requirement remains regardless of whether that customer or staff member has received a vaccine.
All customers and staff must cover their nose and mouth with a mask, bandana, face shield or scarf.
We will ask any customers not wearing masks to leave the store.
This requirement does not apply to children under the age of five.
Updated April 6, 2021
The health and safety of our Co-op community is our highest priority.
Our management team is closely monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials to help inform our decisions.
- Increasing the frequency and rigor of cleaning the sales floor and operational areas, including high touch surfaces (bulk scoops, tongs, hand rails, bathrooms, doors, etc.)
- Continuing to expect and monitor diligent hand washing by all Co-op staff. Additionally, any staff handling ready-to-eat foods are already required to wear gloves.
- Communicating and enforcing our sick policy that any sick staff stay home.
- Modifying our paid-time-off policy and utilizing federal sick leave programs to help mitigate the potential financial impact on workers in the event any staff are affected by COVID-19.
- Providing hand sanitizer and disposable gloves for customer use.
- Providing sanitizing wipes to clean cart handles and baskets between shoppers.
- Installed clear plexiglass at our cash registers to help protect our staff and customers.
- We are continuing to see a high level of out of stocks and shortages from our vendors. Our team is diligently working to minimize the impact of these shortages by providing alternative options when possible.
- Managing social distancing through signage and floor decals to help customers identify where to stand (particularly at the registers and other congested areas).
- Requiring masks throughout the organization for all staff within 6 feet of each other.
- Daily symptom checks of all employees working in our buildings
- Awarding staff one day of paid time off per vaccine dose they receive
Co-op Prepared Foods — Everything "To-Go"
To help protect the health and safety of our community, Gallatin County has imposed restrictions on bars and restaurants.
These restrictions do not apply to grocery stores, grocery store delis or convenience stores. However, we are taking action to convert all of our prepared foods into packaged products.
The Flying C Cafe and the dining areas in both locations are currently closed.
For more information on our prepared foods, visit: Daily Menus.