Following the decision of the PEI government to progressively lift public health measures on individuals, communities, and organizations, the Muslim Society decided to re-open Masjid Dar as-Salam for the Friday prayer (you can also check this Important Announcement: Mosque Re-opening).
The following conditions will be strictly followed and enforced.
Individuals who decide not to follow the following rules will not be admitted into the mosque without exception.
- A maximum total of 85 people will be allowed into the mosque. Proof of Double Vaccination is required by all.
- People MUST sanitize their hands when they come into the mosque and when they leave. A sanitizer will be available at the entrance.
- People joining the prayer must wear a mask. No masks will be provided at the mosque.
- People joining the prayer must bring their own prayer mat. No prayer mats will be provided at the mosque.
- Washrooms and ablution (wudu) areas will NOT be accessible. People coming to the mosque must perform their ablution (wudu) before coming to prayer.
- Avoid touching anything in the mosque, including copies of the Quran.
- Once the prayer is completed, people must leave the mosque one person at a time. No individual will be allowed to remain in the mosque. The mosque will then be closed and sanitized until the next prayer.
- The social distancing of at least 2 meters (6 feet) must and will be maintained at all times.
- Please, give a friendly wave to others, if you wish, instead of a handshake, kiss, or hug.
- No gatherings will be allowed on mosque property after prayer. People must leave the property right after prayer.
Please note: You must NOT come to the mosque:
- If you are sick with a cold, cough, sneeze, fever, the flu, difficulty breathing, etc. (you should also see your doctor).
- If you have been out of the province for the last 14 days.
- Who is at high risk: (according to Government of Canada website):
- People with medical conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, lung disease, diabetes, cancer, etc.
- People with weakened immune systems from a medical condition or treatment such as chemotherapy.
- Older adults are also considered to be in the high-risk category.