There are many things that need to be carefully thought through and prepared for in order to re-open our facilities. The presence of the coronavirus necessitates that each leadership team think through and provide for all the particulars of using personal protective equipment, encouraging and maintaining physical distancing, cleaning between uses of individual rooms, and documenting who has been where in the building when in the event that individuals need to be notified of contact with someone carrying the virus. Careful planning and preparation may well save lives. Church Mutual’s Returning to Worship document provides an excellent checklist of the things that need to be done prior to re-opening. Other resources on this website delve more deeply into particular areas of re-opening and may provide you with additional items to consider.