Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Church Legal Center
Rev. John P. Joseph, Esq. CCA
2429 Central Avenue, Suite 207
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Call Us Today to Set an Appointment
727-388-5097
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

CDC Issues New Guidance on How the Coronovirus Spreads

Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance on how the Coronovirus spreads which may have implications for your ministry. Now the CDC is alerting us to airborne transmission of Covid-19.

Please read below if your ministry meets in enclosed areas where people take off their masks to sing or sit and enjoy the service.

The emphasis is mine:

COVID-19 can sometimes be spread by airborne transmission

  • Some infections can be spread by exposure to virus in small droplets and particles that can linger in the air for minutes to hours. These viruses may be able to infect people who are further than 6 feet away from the person who is infected or after that person has left the space.
  • This kind of spread is referred to as airborne transmission and is an important way that infections like tuberculosis, measles, and chicken pox are spread.
  • There is evidence that under certain conditions, people with COVID-19 seem to have infected others who were more than 6 feet away. These transmissions occurred within enclosed spaces that had inadequate ventilation. Sometimes the infected person was breathing heavily, for example while singing or exercising.

Under these circumstances, scientists believe that the amount of infectious smaller droplet and particles produced by the people with COVID-19 became concentrated enough to spread the virus to other people. The people who were infected were in the same space during the same time or shortly after the person with COVID-19 had left.

Certification Badges National Association of Parliamentarians

The Church Legal Center is located in St. Petersburg, Florida and serves clients throughout Florida from Jacksonville to Key West.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
Electronic communications, such as emails submitted through forms on this website, do not create an attorney-client relationship with the firm.

No content on this site may be reused in any fashion without written permission from www.ChurchLegalCenter.com
MileMark Media - Practice Growth Solutions

© 2015 - 2020 Church Legal Center. All rights reserved.
This law firm website is managed by MileMark Media.

Contact Form Tab