The Islamic Center of Cedar Rapids has announced the suspension of all Friday/Jumuah Prayers effective Friday, March 13, 2020 and until further notice.
The suspension comes as a precautionary measure in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This suspension includes Salam School, Potluck and Lecture activities, classes, gym usage and large gatherings.
The difficult decision to suspend Jumuah prayers and masjid activities was decided upon consultation with senior leadership and experts within the medical community.
Community members are recommended to use the following mitigation measures to stay healthy and limit the potential spread of COVID-19:
• Wash hands frequently
• Avoid close contact with others, especially those who are sick
• Stay home when sick
• Cover coughs and sneezes
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
• Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces and objects