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COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

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Last Updated 01/14/2023


To ensure the safety and well-being of the Columbia River Symphony membership/musicians/supporters, the Columbia River Symphony has enacted safety precautions per guidance from the CDC, local, state, and federal entities.

*Please note that these guidelines are subject to change as needed!



COVID-19, or Coronavirus, symptoms include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.


The CDC is continuing to update this list as more is continued to be learned.

Board Responsibilities

The CRS board will evaluate the safety of holding rehearsals and cancel as needed. The board will do its best to balance the mental health with physical health and safety of symphony members/musicians. The board will ensure all attending are following the guidelines below to the best of their ability.

Board Responsibilities

Member & Musician Responsibilities

In order to participate in rehearsals and concerts, ALL symphony members/musicians must sign the COVID-19 Liability Release form. Forms will be present at all rehearsals if you are unable to print these off. If you would like a form emailed to you, please message us at

CRS Members/Musicians are NOT to attend rehearsal if they have a known exposure to COVID-19, if they are ill in any way, or exhibiting any of the above listed symptoms. It is recommended if a symphony member/musician is experiencing any of COVID-19 symptoms to consult with a medical professional and DO NOT attend rehearsals or concert events.

Member Responsibilities

Masking & Sanitation

Masks are optional. If you would like to have a special mask with a "slit/opening" for playing or a COVID bell cover for your instrument, please talk with the director about availability and where to purchase one.

All BRASS PLAYERS please bring a rag or something that you can empty your condensation into/onto during rehearsal.​

PLEASE make sure to wash your bell covers and rags between rehearsals!

Masking, Sanitation & Social Distancing
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