COVID-19 Response
May 25, 2021

We will rely on the Saskatchewan Health Authority for any public alerts regarding future visitations to our sites, of customers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Please refer to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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Positive COVID-19
Last updated: October 16, 2021

To our Members, Owners and Customers of Saskatoon Co-operative Association,

An employee at one of our Saskatoon Co-op locations has tested positive for COVID-19. Our team member is self-isolating and any other employee who had close contact with that individual is also asked to self-isolate and seek guidance from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), including testing.

Saskatoon Co-op will follow the direction of the SHA and will continue with the health and safety measures that were put in place in response to the pandemic:
• Increasing our already high standards for cleaning and sanitization
• Practicing physical distancing measures (including one-way aisles and plexi-glass barriers at our counters)
• Our employees are wearing masks to protect those around us
• Team members are asked to stay home if feeling unwell, and we continue to encourage all team members to seek testing and undergo self-isolation if they feel any potential COVID-19 symptoms.

We wish a quick and safe recovery to each of the individuals who have been affected by this virus.

Our priority remains to keep our team members and customers safe and healthy while serving our friends and neighbours. We care greatly for the communities we work and live in and as a local, member-owned business, we take the responsibility to protect our communities seriously.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases at Saskatoon Co-op locations:
Date
Details
Location
October 15, 2021Dates last worked:
October 12, 6:30 PM  9:30 PM
Self isolating until October 22 as per SHA
Hepburn Food Store
October 11, 2021Dates last worked:
October 5, 5:00 PM  9:30 PM
Self isolating until October 14 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
October 5, 2021Dates last worked:
October 1, 2:00 PM  10:30 PM
October 2, 4:30 PM 10:30 PM
Self isolating until October 12, as per SHA
Warman Food Store
October 5, 2021
Dates last worked:
September 30, 12:30 PM  6:30 PM
Self isolating as per SHA
Warman Food Store
September 30, 2021Dates last worked:
September 26, 2:00 PM 10:30 PM
Self isolating as per SHA
Attridge Gas Bar
September 13, 2021Dates last worked:
September 8, 7:00 AM  4:30 PM
September 9, 7:00 AM  4:00 PM
September 10, 6:30 AM  2:00 PM
Self isolating as per SHA
Avenue C Home Centre 
September 11, 2021Dates last worked:
September 3, 8:00 AM  4:30 PM
Self isolating until September 12 as per SHA.
Greystone Home Centre
September 10, 2021Dates last worked:
September 2, 7:30 AM  4:30 PM
Self isolating as per SHA
Avenue C Home Centre
September 7, 2021Dates last worked:
August 31
Self isolating until September 15 as per SHA.
Avenue C Home Centre
July 27, 2021Dates last worked: 
July 23, 10:30 AM  7:00 PM
July 24, 9:30 AM  6:00 PM
Self isolating until August 4 as per SHA.
8th Street Home Centre
June 19, 2021Dates last worked:
June 12, 3:30-11:00 PM
Self isolating until June 24 as per SHA.
Attridge Food Store
May 21,2021 Dates last worked: 
May 12, 2:00 PM  10:30 PM
Martensville Food Store 
May 19, 2021Dates last worked:
May 13, 10:00 AM — 6:30 PM
May 14, 10:00 AM  6:30 PM
Self isolating until May 24 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
May 14, 2021Dates last worked:
May 8, 6:30 AM  3:00 PM
May 9, 6:30 AM  3:00 PM
Self isolating until May 23 as per SHA
Warman Gas Bar
April 8, 2021Dates last worked:
April 4, 10:30 AM   5:30 PM
Self-isolating until April 15 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store

April 5, 2021
Dates last worked:
April 2, 11 AM  11:45 AM
Westview Food Store
March 1, 2021
Dates last worked:
February 20, 6 AM-12 PM
Self-isolating until March 5 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
February 27, 2021
Dates last worked:
February 23, 2 PM-10 PM
Self-isolating until March 6 as per SHA
Fairhaven Gas Bar
February 26, 2021
Dates: last worked:
February 23, 12 PM-6 PM
February 24, 12 PM-6 PM
February 26, 12 PM-6 PM
Self-isolating until March 5 as per SHA
Watrous Food Store
February 21, 2021
Dates last worked:
February 16, 4 PM-7 PM
Self-isolating until March 1 as per by SHA
Watrous Food Store
February 21,2021
Dates last worked:
February 17, 8:45 AM-5:45 PM
February 18, 8:45 AM-5:45 PM
February 19, 7 PM-4 PM
Self-isolating until February 26 as per SHA
Watrous Food Store
February, 21,2021
Dates last worked:
February 18, 8 AM-5 PM
February 19, 8 AM-12 PM
Self-isolating until March 1 as per SHA
Watrous Farm & Hardware
February 20, 2021Dates last worked:
February 16, 7 AM-4 PM
February 17, 7 AM-10 AM
Self-isolating until February 25 as per SHA
Watrous Food Store
February 12, 2021Dates last worked:
February 7, 10 AM-6 PM
Self-isolating until February 18 as per SHA
Martensville Gas Bar
February 10, 2021
Dates last worked:
February 7, 7:30 AM-2:30 PM
Self-isolating until February 15 as per SHA
Attridge Food Store
February 9, 2021
Dates last worked:
February 6, 8 AM-2:30 PM
February 7, 6:30 AM-2:30 PM
Self-isolating until February 18 as per SHA
Martensville Gas Bar
January 26, 2021
Dates last worked:
January 21, 5 PM-9 PM
Self-isolating until February 2 as per SHA
Meadows Market Liquor, Saskatoon
January 26, 2021
Dates last worked:
January 14, 12:30 AM-6 AM
Will be cleared by SHA to return to work
Centre Food Store
January 21, 2021
Dates last worked:
January 13, 10:15 AM-2:15 PM
Self-isolating until January 24 as per SHA
Attridge Food Store
January 11, 2021
Dates last worked:
January 6, 12 PM-8 PM
January 8, 12 PM-8 PM
Self-isolating until January 17 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
December 11, 2020
Dates last worked:
December 8, 6 PM-2 PM
Self-isolating until December 22 as per SHA
Westview Food Store
November 24, 2020
Dates last worked:
November 16, 8:30 AM-11 PM
Self-isolating until December 1 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
November 19, 2020Dates last worked:
November 12, 10:30 AM-7 PM
Self-isolating until November 25 as per SHA
Centre Food Store, 8th Street, Saskatoon
November 14, 2020Dates last worked:
November 9, 8 AM-4 PM
Self-isolating until November 21 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
November 13, 2020Dates last worked:
November 10: 6:30 AM-2 PM
Self-isolating until November 24th as per SHA
Ave C Home Centre, Saskatoon
November 10, 2020Dates last worked:
November 8, 10 AM-1 PM
Self-isolating until November 18 as per SHA
Meadows Market Liquor, Saskatoon
November 9, 2020Dates last worked:
November 2: 8 AM-5 PM
Self-isolating until November 17 as per SHA
Agro Centre, Highway 16
November 4, 2020Date confirmed:
November 3, 2020
Dates last worked:
October 29, 8 AM-5 PM
October 30, 8 AM-5 PM
Self-isolating until November 13 as per SHA
Agro Centre, Highway 16
November 2, 2020
Dates last worked:
October 28, 7 AM-3:30 PM
October 29, 7 AM-9:30 PM 
October 30, 7AM -10 AM
Self Isolating until November 11 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
November 1, 2020
Dates last worked:
October 26, 8 AM-5 PM
October 27, 8 AM -5 PM
Self Isolating until November 10 as per SHA
Agro Centre, Highway 16
October 30, 2020
Dates last worked:
October 25, 11 AM-7:30 PM 
Self isolating until November 8 as per SHA
Martensville Food Store
October 23, 2020
Dates last worked:
October 19, 8:30 AM-2:30 PM
October 17, 8 AM - 12:00 PM
Centre Food Store, 8th Street, Saskatoon


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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a global challenge that is having a real impact on the communities we serve.

We are taking steps across all of our business and locations to keep our team members and customers safe and healthy, including:

  • Our stores are cleaned and sanitized daily as part of normal business, and we have increased the frequency and intensity of cleaning practices, especially on high-touch surfaces.
  • We have provided our team members with current information on prevention so they can stay healthy or stay home if they are feeling ill or are at risk of contracting the virus. These practices are informed by Health Canada (Canada.ca/coronavirus), the Government of Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus) and two full-time Registered Nurses who advise our health and wellness practices. 
  • Signage, physical barriers (including plexiglass shields) and visual cues have been installed in all of our locations to remind our guests of proper social distancing and other health and safety practices while shopping.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES IN PHARMACIES

  • Flu shots and other vaccines, including those for pneumococcal disease and shingles, are being administered by pharmacists by appointment. Patients must wear a mask, reschedule appointments if any symptoms of illness are experienced, and attend appointments alone or with only one caregiver. 
  • Our pharmacies are not handling any vials brought back into the pharmacy for reuse. Please recycle through your blue bin at home.
  • We are encouraging all guests to call in to a pharmacy to order medications, and use our free delivery service in Saskatoon, Warman and Martensville.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES IN GAS BARS

  • Full service is available at all of our gas bar locations with social distancing protocols in place. 
  • Plexiglass shields have been installed at all service counters. 
  • Frequency of cleaning in all gas bars and convenience stores has been increased, and high-touch surfaces are sanitized multiple times per day.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES IN LIQUOR STORES

  • We have opened an online store for home delivery and curbside pick-up from our 8th Street location. Visit shopliquoryxe.ca to shop today.
  • Plexiglass shields have been installed at all service counters.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES IN HOME CENTRES

  • Online ordering and curbside pick-up is now available at our Saskatoon Home Centre locations.
  • Delivery services have been adapted to ensure minimal personal contact between team members and customers.
  • Plexiglass shields have been installed at service counters. 
  • Rainchecks will not be issued while supply restrictions are in place.

ADDITIONAL CHANGES AT AGRO CENTRE

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Preparing for COVID-19 at Saskatoon Co-op

We know our team members and our communities look to us to ensure our stores are a safe place to shop, and we take that responsibility seriously.

If we learn that an employee working at Saskatoon Co-op has been confirmed to have COVID-19, we will take the following actions to protect our team and our community:

  • When COVID-19 is confirmed, the public health authority will advise and provide direction to ensure the safety and well-being of our team members and customers and we will comply with any directions they provide, which may include:
    • reviewing the employee’s work schedule and will ask other employees that have had direct contact to self-isolate as well
    • reviewing cleaning and sanitization practices to ensure adherence to current standards
    • deep cleaning the location with particular attention to high touch surfaces

We appreciate the work being done by all our employees in serving the community and we’re working to support them as we make our way through this pandemic together. That’s why when any of our employees are feeling unwell or showing symptoms, they are directed to remain at home, and will be followed up with by our Wellness Specialist who may recommend to contact 811 for further screening.

We understand the impacts of COVID-19, which is why we want to be transparent and disclose broad details about the confirmed cases while ensuring the confidentiality of our team. When we are aware of confirmed cases, we will update this page.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR GUESTS
We are asking all of our guests to take these important precautions to ensure the safety of all of our guests and our Saskatoon Co-op team members:

  • If you are ill, have travelled internationally in the past 14 days, or have been in contact with someone who has contracted the COVID-19 virus, please do not enter our stores.
  • Maintain at least 2 metres between you and all others at all times.
  • One family member shopping at a time. Please do not shop in groups.
  • Please keep your reusable bags in your grocery cart. We are temporarily suspending the charge for plastic bags.
  • Please obey signage and markings on the floor in our stores.
  • Please touch only the items you intend to buy.
  • To limit contact and cash handling, please use debit or credit payment if possible. Use tap to pay if possible. 
  • Be patient as our team members work hard to stock our shelves, and take extra breaks during the day to wash their hands and sanitize high-touch surfaces.

Please share this information with your friends and family. These are practices we can all use, no matter where we are shopping.

Thank you for your cooperation.
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