A step-by-step guide to community safety Dear imam, activist, community leader, brother or sister: As-salaamu alaykum. Peace be to you. This “Muslim Community Safety Kit” has been developed to better equip you and your community with the knowledge necessary to…
A statement regarding the latest developments of COVID-19 outbreak and their impact on the congregational services In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful In light of the new developments of the COVID-19 outbreak (may Allah keep…
Dear Muslim Community member:
we want to share the following recommendations.
If you feel sick, have fever, cough or any cold symptoms, you should avoid attendance Jum’ah prayer or Congregational prayer until you check with your healthcare provider and ensure that you are free of the disease.
If you (or a roommate, immediate family member with whom you live, etc.) have visited a country with wide-spread community transmission (Mainland China, South Korea, Iran, or Italy) in the last two weeks, please avoid coming Jum’ah prayer or Congregational prayer
If you belong to a high-risk group, such as older people and people with heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes, you may want to avoid attendance Jum’ah prayer or Congregational prayer.
Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water for a minimum of 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer.
Stop handshakes, hugs or kisses — jazz hands now
Cover your mouth and nose with a flexed elbow or tissue when sneezing or coughing.
Avoid close contact with anyone who has a fever or cough.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Bring your own carpet.
It is also advisable to keep a safe distance of each other and avoid handshakes, hugs, and kisses.
Do not Forget Du’aa:
Khaulah Hakim’s Daughter (May Allah be pleased with her) reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) saying, “Whosoever alights somewhere and says: ‘A’udhu bikalimat-illahit-tammati min sharri ma khalaqa (I seek refuge with the Perfect Words of Allah from the evil of what He has created),’ nothing will harm him until he leaves that place.” [Muslim].
-عن خولة بنت حكيم رضي الله عنها قالت: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: “من نزل منزلاً ثم قال: أعوذ بكلمات الله التامات من شر ما خلق: لم يضره شيء حتي يرتحل من منزله ذلك” ((رواه مسلم)).
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