COVID-19 and Infertility

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.

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.

GENESIS does NOT administer any vaccines.
To find out where to get a COVID-19 Vaccine in New York, click here.

NYS DOH Travel Guidelines

Effective April 1, 2021, international travelers, regardless of vaccination status, will have to quarantine for at least 7 days from the date of return; with a negative test between day 3-5 from the date of return. If no test is completed, the quarantine period is 10 days.

Please do not come into the center during your mandatory NYS quarantine. Kindly notify us at least 24 hours prior to your visit on 718-283-8600 to reschedule your appointment or switch to a telehealth appointment.

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.


Below are statements regarding the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and fertility care:

COVID Vaccine and Fertility
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.

COVID Advice During Pregnancy
Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients Against COVID-19