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Churches Can Re-Open Under Strict Guidelines

Governor Newsom has given counties permission to start re-opening churches, and Nevada County’s health officials are allowing that to proceed with several state guidelines. Health Officer Doctor Ken Cutler says it will have to be at reduced capacity and with proper social distancing‚Ķ

Listen to Ken Cutler 1

Houses of worship would also have to follow similar restrictions as restaurants, meaning there has to be a Covid-19 prevention plan, and staff needs to be trained. Group singing or recitation is discouraged. Cutler says having churches re-open does not mean other large gatherings will be allowed in the immediate future…

Listen to Ken Cutler 2

The governor has said that the re-opening is for a 21-day trial period, allowing for the 14-day incubation period of the virus to see if there is a spike in cases.

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