PANDEMIC SAFETY PROTOCOL
Updated April 11, 2021 Safety protocols have been updated according to the new County guidelines published on 2/26/21.
Please observe the following while you are on church premises:
-Do not enter if you are sick or have a cough or fever or other covid-19 symptoms.
-Keep at least six feet from others.
-Wear a face covering/mask while you are here.
Outdoor Liturgies/Holy Services:
- When you take your place, you may remove your mask if you are more than 6 feet away from
other people standing at your side, behind and in front of you. When passing by other people
please wear a mask.
Indoor Liturgies/Holy Services:
- Please wear a mask while in the church temple. Remove it just before receiving Holy
Communion, then put it back on.
- Use the hand sanitizer when you enter.
- Stand or sit in the spots where there are blue tape markers. They are set a little over 6 feet
Exceptions in regard to masks: Those who do not have to wear masks:
Children under 2 years of age; people with a medical condition that would make wearing a face
covering dangerous; people who cannot put on or take off a face covering without assistance;
people who are hearing impaired who need to remove their face covering to effectively
communicate (or people who are communicating with someone else who is hearing impaired).
Remove your masks just prior to receiving Holy Communion and put it on again after receiving.
-Sneeze and cough into a cloth/tissue or into the inside of your elbow.
-Do not shake hands or engage in physical contact.
-Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use the hand sanitizer provided in various visible places on our church campus.
As of Feb. 26, indoor worship has resumed in the Santa Clara County, with some restrictions.
Attendance up to 50% of the church capacity is permitted. At St. Basil's, attendance at indoor holy services is limited to 24 persons. However, due to social distancing requirements the actual total number may be less than 24.
For Liturgies scheduled indoors, we need non-parish members who wish to attend to sign-up: .
Divine Liturgies for Sundays and greater holy days may be viewed on our YouTube channel.
-The parish hall is not yet open for gatherings.