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COVID-19 Update:

Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based 

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.  This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing—even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.  In light of this new evidence, CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

It is critical to emphasize that maintaining 6-feet social distancing remains important to slowing the spread of the virus.  CDC is additionally advising the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others.  Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure.

The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators.  Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

This recommendation complements and does not replace the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America, 30 Days to Slow the Spreadexternal icon, which remains the cornerstone of our national effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.  CDC will make additional recommendations as the evidence regarding appropriate public health measures continues to develop.

Source: CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


4/4/2020This monthNo Church SessionChurch

As of April 4, 2020, the elders have decided to skip church sessions this whole month of April due to

the new COVID-19 virus that is not appropriate for families to gather.

Lub hlis no, peb lub church HFCAC yuav tsis muaj kev pe Vajtswv tsau lub Sunday vim

yos tus kab mob CORONA VIRUS no.  Tabsi, nyias mam li thov nyias tom vaj tom tsev 

lawm xwb.  Yos muaj lus noog ntab tsis hu tsau XF Vam Neeb los yos koj tus txij laus nawb.