FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2020
One Coronavirus Case Confirmed at Holy Spirit Church in Brooklyn
The Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing it has learned of a confirmed case of the coronavirus at Holy Spirit Church in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
The individual last attended Stations of the Cross on March 13, 2020, at 7 p.m. and the noon Mass on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
As a result of this information, Holy Spirit Church will undergo a deep cleaning and sanitization, with approved disinfectants, following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms, call your healthcare provider, per guidelines issued by the CDC.
The Diocese of Brooklyn canceled all Masses, as of Monday, March 16, 2020, and closed all churches and rectories until further notice beginning on Friday, March 20, 2020, at noon.
At all times, but especially now, the safety and well-being of our faith community is our primary concern. The Diocese of Brooklyn will continue to deliver important information in a timely manner.