COVID-19 Update

The Third Planet takes the health and safety of our community and staff very seriously. In order to ensure we do our part in stoping the spread of COVID-19, we have instituted the following procedures in the store. 

  • Masks will be worn by staff at all times

  • We are requiring all customers to wear masks

  • A minimum of a six-foot separation will be maintained between staff and customers

  • We have implemented an hourly cleaning/sanitizing schedule (including hand washing)

  • We have installed barriers at the register and around the store

  • Signage requiring 6 foot social distancing has been placed around the store

  • We are enforcing an occupancy limit

  • We have eliminated high-contact touch points in the shop

  • We have removed racks and displays to reduce crowding

  • We are limiting the store hours

  • We are discouraging “window-shopping” and browsing

  • We are streamlining our floor-plan

  • We are cleaning credit card touch pads after every transaction

  • We are only taking Credit/Debit (No CASH at this time)

  • We are encouraging daily self-temperature checks before and during the course of the day. Any worker with a fever of 100.4 or higher will be sent or kept home. Any area where an employee with probable or confirmed COVID-19 symptoms worked or touched, will be cordoned off until the area and equipment are cleaned and sanitized.

  • We are screening all staff at the beginning of the day for COVID-19 symptoms.

  • We will refuse service to anyone disrespectful of our safety protocols

  • Supervisors will submit hours worked. Only Erika will use the computer at this time.

  • If you don’t need to touch it, DON’T

  • We are encouraging staff to bring in as few things as possible.

  • We are encouraging customers to set up virtual shopping appointments

  • Staff is encouraged to take their breaks outside.

  • We are exceeding CDC guidelines and will continue to take steps to do so.

200 West Holly St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 778 - 3765
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