Colorado Muslim Society Denver, Colorado

COLORADO MUSLIM SOCIETY ENTRANCE REGULATIONS

Colorado Muslim Society Reopening on the 23rd of October

October 21, 2020

In a joint effort between CMS and the Tri-County Health Department, CMS will reopen starting on Friday, October 23rd for Fajir.

The decision to close, continue our disinfecting procedures that have been in practice since June, and reopen on Friday, were made by CMS leadership listed below. We would like to thank you for your cooperation. Please stay tuned to further precautionary measures to be announced on Thursday inshallah.

Talib Sayed, President
Ibrahim Hirbo, Vice President
Iman Jodeh, Spokesperson
Nirmeen Elsayed, Office Manager
Abbas Salim, Shurah Member
Alam Arain, Shurah Member
Amanullah Mommandi, Shurah Member
Dahir Harjuma, Shurah Member
Ghiasi Emamudin, Shurah Member
Hafedh Ferjani, Shurah Member
Mian Nawaz, Shurah Member
Mohammed Ashour, Shurah Member
Salih Badri, Shurah Member

Tri-Country Health Department/Colorado Muslim Society Guidelines

October 20, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Per the Colorado Muslim Society (CMS) announcement regarding potential COVID exposure at the mesjid on October 19, 2020, the Tri-County Health Department, in conjunction with CMS, has set forth the following guidelines:

1. Designated Low Risk Exposure Notification:
The Tri-County Health Department has designated this as a “low risk exposure notification” and has given permission for us to reopen. Alhumduliah, this is further proof that CMS’ precautions are working, and we will continue to follow State law.

2. Low Exposure Risk:
While the confirmed COVID case has not attended the mesjid since October 10th, please seek medical attention if you feel unwell.

3. Reopening Procedure:
The mesjid will reopen on Friday, October 23rd. At which time we will reopen with extended health and safety precautions as we enter cold and flu season. These extended precautions and protocols will be announced over the coming days.

CMS leadership would like to continue to remind the community to only follow information regarding CMS that is released by designated and sanctioned CMS leadership through official CMS channels – i.e. the CMS website, Shura, Executive Committee, staff, and official statements and social media. You may find a list of these individuals who may speak on behalf of the Colorado Muslim Society/Mesjid Abu Bakr below. Please bring any questions, comments, or concerns directly to designated leadership only.

Warm Regards,

Talib Sayed, President
Ibrahim Hirbo, Vice President
Iman Jodeh, Spokesperson
Nirmeen Elsayed, Office Manager
Abbas Salim, Shurah Member
Alam Arain, Shurah Member
Amanullah Mommandi, Shurah Member
Dahir Harjuma, Shurah Member
Ghiasi Emamudin, Shurah Member
Hafedh Ferjani, Shurah Member
Mian Nawaz, Shurah Member
Mohammed Ashour, Shurah Member
Salih Badri, Shurah Member

Public Health Exposure Notification For Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

October 19, 2020

Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) is working with Colorado Muslim Society regarding a potential exposure to a person with 2019 Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) associated with the Mosque on October 10th. Public health will communicate directly to all known close contacts of the person with COVID-19. If you have not received a notification from public health, your risk level has determined to be low at this time. TCHD recommends that you self-monitor for symptoms for the next 2 weeks until October 24th and call TCHD if symptoms develop.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include development of a new:

  • Fever OR
  • Cough OR sore throat OR shortness of breath.
  • Other additional symptoms that could be early signs of infection include body aches, extreme tiredness, runny nose, chest congestion, and loss of taste or smell.

If symptoms develop, then stay home and remain in isolation.

  • Stay at home and isolated from other people until:
    • Fever has resolved for at least 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication (such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen)
      • AND
    • Symptoms have greatly improved for at least 24 hours.
      • AND
    • At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared
  • Get tested.
  • Stay home from work and avoid other activities around other people.
  • Seek medical care and testing for COVID-19, calling your doctor before you show up.

If you do not have symptoms and you choose to get tested for COVID-19, do so 7-10 days after the possible exposure. Be aware that a negative test result does not mean that you will not develop symptoms or become infected after the test. A negative test result only means that you did not have virus detected at the time of testing.

If you have further questions, please contact Tri-County Health Department at 303-220-9200 or visit www.tchd.org/818/Coronavirus.