Minyanim at NHBZ

Minyanim at NHBZ

With the conclusion of the holidays, minyanim have now begun to take place indoors at the shul, both daily and on Shabbos. The health precautions in effect during the High Holidays such as masks, social distancing, etc. will continue to be in effect.

Age Guidelines:

  1. Healthy individuals age 64 and under are welcome without additional restrictions.
  2. 65 – 74: Welcome only with a note or letter from their personal physician attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions. (please see back of bulletin for full health guidelines).
  3. Those 75 and over wishing to attend: Please contact Rabbi Smason directly. Pepshort613@gmail.com or 314- 749-5271

 

Health Guidelines for Attending Minyanim:

Anyone 64 or younger with a comorbidity appearing on the following list may attend only with the physician’s note attesting that their health is good enough to reasonably assume the risk of a 45 minute (or for Shabbos, a three-hour) indoor prayer service held with medically-guided precautions.

People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:

  • People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
  • People who have serious heart conditions
  • People who are immunocompromised. Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications
  • People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥40)
  • People with diabetes
  • People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis
  • People with liver disease