REOPENING GUIDELINES

The following are the restrictions and guidelines we are asking you to consider as you prepare to enter the Sanctuary.

What Should I be Prepared For?

  • Entrance to the building will only be allowed through the main glass doors located at the Bronxwood Ave entrance.
  • The maximum number of individuals allowed in the building will be 160.
  • You will be allowed to enter the building between the hours of 10 am and 11:15am. 
  • Markers will be established on 218 Street sidewalk and on Bronxwood Avenue on the side nearest to the church.
  • All individuals entering the building will have to go through a mandatory temperature check. 
  • If anyone fails the temperature test they will be advised that they will not be permitted to enter the building. 
  • Anyone who leaves the building and wants to reenter, must be screened  again.
  • All persons are required to wear a mask, at all times, in the building  in accordance with the State and Local Government.
  • Additional masks will be available upon request.
  • Each individual will have to register their names, telephone number.
  • There will be no socializing / greetings in the Sanctuary.
  • Seating will be 6ft apart. Ushers will seat all guests. 
  • Members of the same household may sit together as space and seating allows.
  • The pastors will not be at the door to greet/shake hands 
  • Fellowship Lunch (Kitchen will be closed until further notice.)
  • No fellowship lunch will be served
  • No potluck
  • No group lunch
  • You will be asked to exit the building promptly at the end of the service or between 12:30 -1:00pm.
  •  The parking will be cleared 30 minutes after service.
 
What Questions Should I be Prepared to Answer?
  • Have you been diagnosed with Covid-19 or had a positive test for Covid-19 within the last 4 weeks?
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has known or suspected Covid-19 within the last 14 days?
  • Have you had chills, fever, cough, sore throat, shaking, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, persistent headaches, loss of taste or smell, tightness of the chest or shortness of breath in the last 14 days, or been in contact with anyone with one of these symptoms?
  • Have you travelled internationally or been to another State with High Covid-19 activity in the last 14 days?
NB. If your answer is yes, or you are unsure of your answer to any of these questions, we will not allow you to enter the Sanctuary. We would also advise that you quarantine in place and contact your primary care physician.

 

What Are the Declared Restricted States?

NY State Restricted States Requiring Quarantine 

      • Alaska
      • Alabama  
      • Arkansas 
      • Arizona  
      • California 
      • Delaware  
      • Florida
      • Georgia 
      • Iowa
      • Idaho
      • Indiana
      • Kansas
      • Louisiana
      • Maryland
      • Missouri
      • Mississippi
      • Montana
      • Nebraska
      • Nevada
      • New Mexico
      • North Carolina
      • North Dakota
      • Ohio
      • Oklahoma
      • South Carolina
      • Tennessee
      • Texas
      • Utah 
      • Virginia 
      • Washington
      • Wisconsin

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