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Corona: Is Friday night mikveh safe?

27 March, 2020

Question:

With the Coronavirus situation, is it safe for mikvas to be open on Friday nights given that they can’t be cleaned between women?


Answer:

We appreciate your concerns.

Mikva’ot can, in fact, be cleaned on Friday night. The mikveh can be chlorinated as usual. Surfaces can be wiped down with with bleach or alcohol wipes, or with bleach or alcohol solution and disposable rags.

If you have questions about your mikveh’s practice, please call ahead to clarify.

Shabbat Shalom!


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