Health and Safety at YBCA

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At YBCA, we continue to prioritize the health and well-being of our community. We have revised and enhanced our health and safety protocols to align with guidance from all local, state, and federal public health requirements. Please help take care of each other and review the following policies as you plan your visit:

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and photo ID required.

All individuals ages 5+ will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, in order to enter YBCA. Each person ages 18+ must also provide a photo ID.

Not yet vaccinated? Visit for local resources and information.

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Masks are required for everyone ages 2+.

Please wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth at all times. YBCA recommends an N95 or equivalent mask. Mask use is required for all staff and guests ages 2+ regardless of vaccination status. Masks will be provided for everyone as needed.

Please visit the CDC’s website for additional mask resources and information.

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Thank you for helping to keep our community healthy.



Each person ages 5+ must be fully vaccinated, which means it’s been at least 14 days following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or a minimum of 14 days following the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Not yet vaccinated? Check out local resources and information.

Per SFDPH guidelines, before entering YBCA, you may present a paper vaccination card, a photo of a valid vaccination card, or digital vaccination card, as well as a personal ID (for guests 18+).

Valid forms of proof of vaccination include:

  • Original, copy, or electronic photo of the CDC vaccination card (or similar documentation issued by another foreign governmental jurisdiction)
  • Documentation from a healthcare provider
  • Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California available by going to
  • Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by another State, local, or foreign governmental jurisdictions
  • Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by an approved private company

Proof of vaccination went into effect at YBCA starting Thursday, November 4, 2021 and is in effect until further notice. This policy will be updated as needed to reflect current local health and safety policies.

YBCA is instituting a similar policy of verification of COVID-19 vaccination for staff, onsite partners, guests, or others. Additional health and safety policies for community partners and commercial rentals will be listed on each individual event page.

YBCA does not offer accommodations for unvaccinated individuals.


Yes. Everyone must wear a mask indoors at all times, regardless of vaccination status.

Yes. Masks are still required for everyone, except when actively eating or drinking. Please put your mask back on while no longer eating.

Please visit the CDC’s website for additional mask resources and information.

Cleaning and HVAC

Yes. Surfaces, railings, restrooms, and seating areas are cleaned and disinfected frequently.

YBCA uses the CDC-recommended MERV 13 filters or higher throughout our HVAC systems. Our buildings maximize outside air intake to the fullest extent possible. Doors and windows will remain open in our spaces whenever possible to substantially reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19.

Please visit the CDC’s website for additional information about cleaning guidelines and air circulation recommendations.