Specific Recommendations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

World Health Organization (WHO)

American Hospital Association (AHA)

Suggestions for faith communities

  • Information sheet for churches from Everence
  • Making sure community contact lists are up to date and that ‘calling trees’ or other practices for accounting for individuals who may be living alone, elderly, and vulnerable are in place
  • Considering how liturgical practices can be adapted to minimize hand contact
  • Reviewing community calendars and making decisions on which events may need to be canceled and by when
  • Establishing the routine cleaning of sanctuaries, kitchen halls, and other communal spaces; and so many more helpful ideas and practices

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