COVID-19 and Infertility


Your health and safety is of the utmost importance to us at Genesis.

The physicians at GENESIS continually review the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the NYS Department of Health recommendations in response to COVID-19. We examine the implications of all recommendations with a careful focus on our duty to our patients and to public health.

Please review the COVID-19 Patient Policy before your appointment.

Below is the most recent information about COVID-19 and fertility care:

November 15, 2021

ASRM COVID-19 Task Force Issues Update No. 18

August 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

July 1, 2021

As per the CDC, face coverings are still mandatory, regardless of vaccination status, in healthcare facilities. Please continue to wear a mask when visiting GENESIS.

June 25, 2021

The New York State Travel Advisory is no longer in effect.  As such, travelers arriving in New York are no longer required to submit traveler health forms.

All travelers, domestic and international, should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.

March 4, 2020

COVID Advice if You are Pregnant or Breastfeeding

February 26, 2021

Dr. Tendai Chiware joins a panel of Maimonides clinical experts for an interactive presentation and discussion on COVID-19 Vaccines and Reproductive Health. You can watch a recorded version of the webinar here.


January 2021

Do the COVID Vaccines Cause Infertility?
Medical Experts Continue to Assert that COVID Vaccines Do Not Impact Fertility

Click the links above for a statement from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)

For a less clinical answer, check out WebMD, who state there’s no evidence that the new vaccines cause infertility. Read the full article here.

December 2020

COVID Vaccine and Fertility
Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients Against COVID-19

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