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Genesis COVID-19 Policies

2021-04-27 |

Category: News Articles


We look forward to welcoming you to Genesis. 

Genesis has implemented strict safety and sanitation protocols, adhering to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Massachusetts state guidelines.  Ensuring the safety of our guests and employees is of the utmost importance. Please take a few minutes to read through our protocols and don't hesitate to give us a call if you have questions.



Genesis currently requires proof of full COVID Vaccination. Guest must provide proof of vaccination on or before arrival.  Guest without proof will NOT be allowed to participate.

Genesis defines full COVID vaccination as either:

  • Two shots of Moderna
  • Two shots of Pfizer-BioNTech
  • One shot Johnson & Johnson

Genesis strongly encourages guests to receive and provide proof of the 1st booster shot. Guest without proof of booster shot must bring evidence of a negative COVID Rapid Test taken no greater than 24 hours in advance of arrival. 

Proof of vaccination may be provided in the following forms:

  1. Email scanned copy of vaccination card
  2. Mail copy of vaccination card
  3. Show photo of vaccination card on phone

Email: genesis@genesisspiritualcenter.org. Direct mail: Genesis Spiritual Center, 53 Mill St, Westfield, MA 01085. 

Guests that develop symptoms after arrival may be requested to leave Genesis.  In limited situations, a Genesis Rapid Test may be used to assess COVID status.


*Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19:  Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.



Genesis continues to follow strict safety and sanitizing protocols. 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 our COVID-19 guidelines. Please call 413-562-3627 or email genesis@genesisspiritualcenter.org.


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

Click here for Western Massachusetts testing locations and resources



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