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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.

Guests coming to events at Genesis will be required to wear a mask. Those who come in groups may choose not to wear masks when they are in their own groups. However, they must wear masks in the common areas and when entering the dining room. Of course, masks may be removed while dining.

Guests should not come to Genesis if they are exhibiting COVID symptoms* until they have a negative test result. Guests that develop symptoms after arrival may be requested to leave Genesis.
In limited situations, a rapid test may be available on premises to assess COVID status.

Genesis does not require proof of vaccination at this time. 

Caring For Each Other

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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