While implementation of a vaccine for COVID-19 has begun in the United States, public health experts warn that the next several weeks will be a particularly critical time. We already see rapidly rising transmission rates in our region and around the country, which will likely increase with anticipated holiday travel.
We are strengthening our health and wellness guidelines for the Christmas break and January term, in order to promote the health and safety of our community. These guidelines have been made in consultation with CDC advice, New Jersey state guidelines and regulations, and counsel from our local public health officials.
Our health guidelines have been created after extensive review of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, New Jersey State health guidelines for institutions of higher education, and best practices of sister institutions of higher education. They have been prayerfully and carefully created by a team of students and staff, as well as reviewed by public health experts. They have then been reviewed by other students and staff members. They will be revised as indicated by changes in CDC and New Jersey State guidelines.
In this season, these are our daily liturgical practices of loving our neighbors.
“Through my field education placement at Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, New Jersey, I discovered my gift to minister to all age groups.”