To attend services and programs, one must meet ALL the following criteria:
• Covid-19 vaccinations is a halachic requirement. At this time, everyone is required to be wearing masks INDOORS at all times. Unvaccinated adults and unvaccinated children must wear a mask at all times, both indoors and outdoors.
• Be completely free of any COVID-19 symptoms as described by the CDC. Anyone with any of the following symptoms cannot attend:
o Fever or chills
o Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
o Muscle or body aches
o New loss of taste or smell
o Sore throat
o Congestion or runny nose
o Nausea or vomiting
o Unexplained rash or discoloration of fingers and toes
• Anyone who does not feel well may not attend, even without these specific symptoms.
• Do not attend services if you have had close contact with someone who has recently or currently displays upper respiratory or flu-like symptoms or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
B. If you have been infected with COVID-19 or have had close contact with an ill individual with the above symptoms, do not attend services for at least two weeks after last contact with this individual. All these cases will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by R. Cohen in consultation with medical professionals before one is allowed to attend services.
C. Unless you are fully vaccinated, one may not have traveled by plane or undertaken any activity in which you had close contact with unmasked individuals in a high risk setting in the past 14 days.
D. Those over the age of 65 or in a high-risk group (i.e. diabetic, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, or other underlying health condition, etc.) must consult with their physician.