Dear Friends and Devotees,
Please note the following important information regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
ISKCON Los Angeles Temple Management is closely watching the Coronavirus situation. The temple will be open daily for Deity darshan throughout the day during the regular schedule.
The Sunday Feast program will be canceled until further notice.
Please do not come to the temple, if
You have any symptoms of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus – fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
You have been around anyone else with the above symptoms.
You have a compromised immune system and are therefore at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19.
You are worried about catching the coronavirus disease.
You have traveled to high-risk countries listed by the CDC at https://www.cdc.gov/ or been in close contact with someone who has traveled to one of these countries.·
In these cases, you should remain away from the temple and temple activities for at least 14 days after your return and you are symptom-free.
Please note the basic precautions and cleansing procedures being advised by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
If any members have been recently traveling through any of the countries with outbreaks, we strongly urge self-quarantine at home for two weeks as per the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
For those of you who come to the temple, we request everyone to follow these basic guidelines:
Always wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Soap will be provided at all sinks in the restroom.
Anyone involved in cooking or serving prasadam must follow hand washing guidelines, including using hand sanitizer and wearing gloves at all times.
Anyone showing any symptoms of any illness should remain out of the kitchen and not serve prasadam.
Avoid shaking hands with others.
Avoid touching your face.
We will not pass around prasadam flowers, oil or water. Caranamrita will not be available.
For regular updates, please visit our Facebook page. Please note our future announcements regarding the matter.
P.S. The upcoming Laguna Beach Gaura Purnima Regional Festival on Saturday, March 14, is also canceled