Press Release#1: JUM’AH PRAYERS CANCELLED AMID CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS!

Press Release #1

March 13, 2020

Dear Community Members,

In light of the progression of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak:

  • The Jum’ah Prayers at Anatolia Islamic Centre starting from March 13th will be suspended until April 3rd.
  • All events including weekend school, sports programs and other large gathering activities at AIC will also be suspended as of March 13th until April 3rd.
  • When you come for daily prayers ‎consider bringing your sajjadah (prayer rug) with you.
  • Please make sure to make wudu before you come to the Masjid.
  • Avoid hugs and shaking hands.
  • Greetings should be done at a distance, with no handshaking, hugs or physical contact.
  • If you have recently returned from overseas, or came in close contact with someone who might have been exposed to the virus, or if you show symptoms of flu, or if you are with a weak immune system, please avoid coming to the masjid and pray Zuhr at home instead.
  • Wash your hands with soap, use hand sanitizers, and avoid touching your face.

May Allah keep everyone healthy and safe.

Sincerely,

AIC Administration