Newsom issues guidance for reopening houses of worship

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Gov. Gavin Newsom issued guidance today to churches and other houses of worship in California on how they can safely reopen amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Under the guidelines, places of worship must limit attendance to 25% of building capacity or 100 attendees, whichever is lower. This limitation will be in effect for the first 21 days of a county public health department's approval of religious services within their jurisdictions, after which the California Department of Public Health will review the limits. They must also arrange for social distancing of at least six feet between people, establish and implement a COVID-19 prevention plan for every location, train staff on the plan, and regularly evaluate workplaces for compliance. Among the other guidelin
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