Coronavirus Update

With medical and rabbinic guidance and with the increased protocols in place, we are B”H able to continue to service women from the Teaneck, Bergenfield and New Milford community, and we look forward to welcoming our regular patrons.


Nightly Mikvah Usage:


Mikvah usage is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. We are NOT accepting walk ins at this time.


Please click here to book your appointment. The online booking system closes daily 1.5 hours before that evening's appointments. 


For special arrangements, please email headshomeret@teaneckmikvah.org.


For assistance or general questions, please email teaneckmikvah@gmail.com.


To purchase bedikah cloths, please click here.



Please note the following women may NOT use the Mikvah:

1) Anyone exhibiting any flu like symptoms WITHIN THE PAST WEEK including fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle pain, chills, and/or diarrhea/nausea, 

 

2) Anyone who has lost their sense of taste/smell (i.e., not had it) at any point in the last three days,

 

3) Anyone exhibiting a new rash, until receiving medical clearance,

 

4) Anyone testing positive for COVID-19, until receiving medical clearance that it is safe for her to leave home,


5) Anyone under mandatory quarantine due to being in direct proximity (within six feet for ten minutes) to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 (i.e. within 14 days of contact with known COVID-19+), and certainly, anyone living with a family member who is COVID-19+, subject to the provisions below regarding vaccination and/or positiveCOVID-19 test.


6) If within the last 14 days (i) you have traveled by by airplane or (ii) traveled to (or come from) any state or territory beyond the immediate region (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) per the quarantine travel advisory issued by the State of New Jersey, subject to the provisions below regarding vaccination and/or positive COVID-19 test.  


7) If you or anyone in your home is awaiting the results of a Covid 19 test, subject to the provisions below regarding vaccination and/or positive COVID-19 test, subject to the provisions below regarding vaccination and/or positive COVID-19 test.


Please note that you cannot "test out" of any of these required or recommended quarantines for purposes of using the Teaneck Mikvah. 


Information regarding vaccination and/or positive COVID test within past 90 days:


    1) Women may use our mikvah if they received their full vaccine doses within the last 90 days, beginning

           14 days after their second dose, even if they have direct COVID exposure or travel, as long as they are completely asymptomatic.

    2) Women may use our mikvah if a. they tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 90 days b. have been fully symptom free for 72 hours and c. have medical clearance to exit quarantine, even if they have direct COVID exposure or travel.

    3) The Mikvah will continue to require a 14-day quarantine for individuals following any known COVID exposure or who have traveled by 1) airplane or 2) outside the immediate area (NY, NJ, CT, DE, PA) who does not meet the criteria identified in the above points.

    4) Please note any individual who is exhibiting symptoms of COVID or any other illness, regardless if they have been vaccinated or previously tested positive for COVID, should not make an appointment to use our mikvah and should consult their doctor.

If you have any questions or fit within this category, please email the Mikvah for guidance.


Guidelines:


We would like to take this opportunity to remind the community of the following protocols, which are based upon the recommendation and guidance of medical professionals and the Teaneck/Bergenfield Rabbonim of the RCBC:


A required pre-screening of every patron has been incorporated into the appointment system.


Please completely prepare at home for tevilah, including showering at home;

preparation checklist click here.


Mask/mouth-nose covering is required.


Patrons may not shower in Mikvah premises before or following tevilah.



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