COVID Safety Guidelines

The RCZC Board has assembled a healthcare advisory team in response to the COVID pandemic. The team meets whenever the CDC issues new safety guidance, and updates our own guidelines accordingly. For the safety of all members of the sangha, we will continue to offer the Zoom option for programs whenever practical.

See our Weekly Schedule and Event pages to check which events can be attended in person.

Red Cedar Standard Event Covid Safety Guidelines

Our temporary physical zendo is at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship.

When attending practices and events in our sangha space at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship (BUF), please adhere to the following safety protocols to help keep our members safe during the Covid pandemic. Please do not come to Zendo if you are symptomatic or have had a known exposure to a person with Covid. Continue hand hygiene and distancing as recommended by CDC and the State of WA Dept of Health


  • Masking is optional in alignment with Washington State Health Department policy marking will become optional.


  • Vaccination against COVID-19 is highly recommended but not required for attendance at indoor Red Cedar Zen events. 

  • To protect your own health and those around you please consider remaining up-to-date with basic vaccinations and periodic boosters.  You are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines if you have completed a COVID-19 vaccine primary series and received the most recent booster dose recommended for you by CDC. 

Have you been exposed to Covid?

We appreciate this handout from the CDC detailing suggested procedures for testing, masking, and medication.

Policy Updates

As of April 3rd masking is optional at Red Cedar events and Covid 19 vaccination is highly recommended but no longer required.

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