*Updated March 9th, 2022*
As of March 9th, 2022, 68% of our total population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and here in Monroe County (where we are located) we have a 7-day average positivity rate of 1.8%. With these milestones, New York has lifted both the state's Mask or Vaccine requirement and restrictions across most commercial settings and in schools.
For Rochester Brainery, this means we can continue to rebuild our business and recover from what has been a difficult past few years for small businesses.
Following the guidance, Rochester Brainery will no longer require students to wear masks for indoor or outdoor classes unless a teacher requests otherwise. Students are always welcome to continue to wear masks if they choose (and you may see members of our team wearing masks, too).
Private events + photoshoots will also not be required to wear masks, although unvaccinated individuals continue to be responsible for wearing masks, in accordance with CDC guidance.
As a community classroom and event space, is important to our mission to create a safe, accessible, and welcoming space for all. That is why we may update our policy at any time to ensure we are following any updated guidance and recommendations from the CDC, NYS, and Monroe County.
We will continue to have hand sanitizer available throughout the space and make sure our space is cleaned and sanitized (this was important to us prior to the pandemic as well).
Don’t feel comfortable taking a class in-person at this time? We got you. Check out one of our many, many online classes. 💻Curbside pickup and local delivery is still available for online retail orders, too!
Thank you for sticking around through the many changes we've made over the past many months. When Rochester Brainery opened eight years ago, we did so with the goal of bringing the community together to share experiences. We look forward to being able to share those experiences with you for years to come. 💙
Owner, Rochester Brainery