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Hochstein's COVID Safety Information

Updated April 14, 2023

Hochstein will monitor community transmission rates and will adjust our mitigation policies based on the current level, as summarized below.

According to the CDC, Monroe County’s current status is LOW!.

Please note that activities held in the DUPC building are subject to any additional COVID-19 protocols enforced by the DUPC administration.

Low – Masks are optional both in our building and at DUPC.

Medium – Masks are encouraged in our building, especially in common areas and groups. At DUPC, masks are recommended for high-risk persons in public-use and connecting spaces including hallways, elevators, and restrooms. 

High – Masks are strongly recommended and may be required in our building; this could include playing masks and bell covers for wind and brass players. Performance and distancing protocols are to be determined. At DUPC, masks are required in public-use and connecting spaces including hallways, elevators, and restrooms. In spaces that are exclusively used by Hochstein (e.g. orchestra rehearsals in Celebration Hall or the Shaw Room, the fourth floor studios and lounge), masks are strongly recommended but are not required. 

We appreciate your cooperation as we work together to keep one another safe and healthy!  

Click here to view our detailed policies and procedures, including what to do
in the event of symptoms, exposure, or a positive test.


Please note that events in our Performance Hall that are coordinated by other organizations may have different COVID-19 protocols. Please check out the individual event listings on our Calendar page for that information.