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Resources re Covid-19

The NYDIS has an excellent collection of guidance re Covid-19.

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CDC Guidance for Community Groups and Houses of Worship

Guidance re reopening for community groups and houses of workship

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Choir Singers Do Spread Germs

From the WashPost: White House and CDC Remove Coronavirus Warnings About Choirs in Guidance. Sadly the White House has corrupted the CDC. This revised guidance makes no sense and is dangerous to the health of attendees of religious services.

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Reopening Checklists for Faith-Based Organizations – revised

As of Friday afternoon, May 22: Interim Guidance for Administrators and Leaders of Community- and Faith-Based Organizations to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Here is another resource for faith-based organizations. See this 17 page document titled … Continue reading

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Webinar – May 12

Today, Tuesday, May 12th, at 5:30 PM (ET) we invite you to join FEMA Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on best practices for emergency planning and COVID-19 reconstitution from a faith leader’s perspective. Rev. Dr. Miriam Burnett … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar – April 29

FEMA REGION II WEBINAR: The Importance of Planning and Best Practices for Houses of Worship Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, 1 PM – 2:30 PM ET Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division webinar for houses of worship and faith-based … Continue reading

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Expert Advice from the CDC

From the CDC: Checklist for Community and Faith Organizations. “Community- and faith-based organizations are encouraged to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in their communities. Use this checklist to protect the health of those you … Continue reading

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Securing Houses of Worship

Securing Faith Communities in the Era of Mass Shootings – Keynote Address

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Worship in the Age of Coronavirus

Worship in the Age of Coronavirus: Prayer, Elbow Bumps, Hand Sanitizer. As coronavirus spreads, churches, synagogues and mosques are taking precautions and adjusting their worship traditions.

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Is Arming Church Members the Answer?

From the WashPost: Too small to hire guards, too worried to go gun-free, community churches are now arming themselves

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