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YIOT Covid Guidelines

Please note our Minyan Attendance Guidelines and Procedures, including registration of guests of a member of YIOT.  Our Return To Shul committee and Medical Advisory panel are doing their best to make every minyan safe and enjoyable. If you have any questions, please be in touch with (or We thank you for keeping our community safe and healthy. 

1. YIOT follows all NJ Covid guidelines. If you have guests traveling from out of state, including internationally, and they departed from or stopped in any location on the NJ quarantine list, they MUST quarantine for 14 days prior to entering Young Israel of Teaneck.

Use these links to check for updated lists of quarantined states and quarantined countries. Please note that this list is updated weekly and may change. We suggest planning as if your guests will be traveling from a quarantined location. 

US list:

International list:

Please know that guidelines are constantly changing so please stay informed of the latest updates.

2. All guests and members MUST register to join ANY YIOT MINYAN. For weekday minyanim there is a QR code at each location that needs to be scanned with your phone camera to complete registration.  For Shabbat minyanim registration is done online weekly.

3. Both Shabbat and Weekday Minyanim include an agreement to the following conditions:  

Young Israel of Teaneck 
Minyan Attendance Guidelines and Procedures

·         I am a member of YIOT or a guest of a member of YIOT.

·         I am over the age of Bar/Bat Mitzvah (or my Bar/Bat Mitzvah is imminent) or old enough to sit quietly with a mask on the entire time (approx. 8-9 yrs old).

·         I am not currently exhibiting any signs of illness (including 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 or vomiting, diarrhea)

·         I am not presently subject to a quarantine based on recent travel, or exposure to someone infected with COVID.

·         I will not attend minyan without a reservation for the specific time and location.

·         I agree to wear a mask covering the mouth and nose while attending minyan. (Masks with exhalation valves are NOT acceptable.)

·         I agree to wash hands at home before and after davening for disinfection purposes.

·         I understand that the shul remains an active construction zone where constant care and caution are needed and that wandering or exploring the building is strictly prohibited.

·         I agree to only enter the building to attend minyan at the specific time and location for which I am registered.

·         I do not and will not hold Young Israel of Teaneck and/or any outdoor minyan host responsible for any illness or injury.


 Click HERE for a PDF of our current guidelines for you to share with your guests.

Fri, January 15 2021 2 Shevat 5781