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Genesis COVID-19 Policies

2021-04-27 |

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We look forward to welcoming you to Genesis. 

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has designated Hampden County as an area of “substantial risk” for COVID transmission. Genesis is located in Hampden County. According to the CDC, everyone, regardless of vaccination status, should wear a mask inside in areas of “substantial risk.”

Based on CDC guidance, Genesis is requiring everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face masks while indoors.  Visitors are welcome to walk the grounds and Providence Arboretum at Genesis without a mask. 

Soap, hand-sanitizer and face masks are available in all of our buildings and guest rooms.

Genesis continues to follow strict safety protocols, and sensors in Genesis Dining Rooms, Chapel, and meeting rooms in the Carriage House, continuously monitor carbon dioxide levels, so fresh air is automatically filtered and circulated into the rooms. This reduces the possibility of transmission of airborne illnesses in Genesis’ largest gathering spaces.

We welcome any questions you may have regarding COVID-19 guidelines. Please call 413-562-3627 or email genesis@genesisspiritualcenter.org.

Click here for current COVID-19 data for Hampden County, MA.

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