What if Someone in Church Has the Virus?
Partner Nathan Adams authored an article in Church Law & Tax offering guidance for properly responding when church leaders learn that a congregant, an employee, or volunteer might have the virus or been exposed to it. By taking precautions like deep cleaning and social distancing, many churches will avoid virus exposure in the pews. For those that do not avoid the virus, the best response that considers both agents and invitees will weigh the legal and ethical interests of all and react in a measured fashion. Consulting with legal counsel familiar with religious institutions in the process may also prove advantageous.