A few of our customers and Members have reached out to us with inquiries and concerns regarding our vaccination policy here at the Co-op. At this time we do not have a mandatory vaccination policy in place for our employees. We are waiting to hear from OSHA as they develop such a policy for businesses with more than 100 employees.
For privacy reasons we do not divulge the vaccination status of individual employees, just as we would not divulge any other personal health information. What we can tell you is that our current vaccination rate is well above the state average. We have had multiple in-store opportunities for our employees to receive a free vaccination. We have a mask mandate in place for our employees and still do our best to practice social distancing. We haven’t had any community-spread events inside our store, and the few cases we have had most likely originated outside of the Co-op.
We know that Covid-19 can be transmitted among vaccinated people. Our employees wear masks to protect each other, to protect our customers and Members, and to minimize the spread of the virus in our community. We urge you to do the same and wear a mask when you shop here at the Co-op.
If you have any specific questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to reach out to Ed King, General Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org