Important Masking Update

Last night the CDC moved Washington County into their low community level status based on a significant decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations over the past weeks. Following the procedure we shared previously and which was widely supported in our surveys of members and employees, the Co-op adopted a mask-optional policy today. Safety …

From the General Manager, May 27, 2022

Greetings from the Co-op. Last week we asked for feedback on our approach to masking: adopt a mask-optional policy once our county moves into the CDC’s low COVID-19 Community Level and only revert back to mask-required if the county goes back to the high Community Level. We received a favorable response from …

From the General Manager, Apr. 26, 2022

Based on CDC guidance and a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases among Co-op employees, the Co-op is reinstating a mask-required policy for everyone inside our facility beginning Wednesday, April 27. Surgical masks will be available for those who need one. We have reposted the employee case dashboard to our website for shoppers …

From the General Manager, April 1, 2022

Happy April. Yesterday the CDC moved Washington County into its medium community level, meaning they are no longer recommending masking indoors in public. Given this and the long-term trend in declining cases and hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, the Co-op will adopt a mask-optional policy beginning Monday, April 4.  Ideally, we …

Important Masking Update, March 25, 2022

Dear Co-op shoppers, The CDC has announced that Washington County (and two other VT counties) are back in the High Community Level for COVID-19. Based on their recommendations, the Co-op will maintain our masks-required policy for the time being. We will continue to monitor the latest data and guidance closely …

From the General Manager, March 16, 2022

Please view our latest masking update here. Greetings from the Co-op. Given the encouraging trends in COVID-19 cases and lessening of precautions on federal, state, and local levels, we have been studying the data and planning our own next steps. Unless there is a significant change from current trends, the …