Dars (lessons from the Quran and Ahadith) is offered after I’sha prayer every day
Qiyam-ul-Layl (night prayer) is offered twice a month (1st and 3rd Saturday) after I’sha prayer
16Mar20 – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
AA All Community members of Stamford ICCNY,
After a meeting today at 7:00PM, the members of the ICCNY Board agreed that as responsible citizens, we want to encourage our community members to do their part in helping to stop the spread of the Corona Virus by practicing social distancing.
In response to growing COVID -19 Pandemic, the Board Members have agreed to suspend all activities in the Masgid until 3/31/2020. This includes Friday Jummah prayer, as well as all daily prayer services and the school.
The Members of the ICCNY Board thank you for your cooperation.
May Allah look upon us during these difficult times.
05Mar20 – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The ICCNY board of trustees and the school administration take the safety of our students and community members seriously. As you all must know, we now have cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the New York metropolitan area including Westchester county and it is expected that more cases of COVID-19 will be identified in the future.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recent updates on precautions that local communities can take in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Novel coronavirus is a new virus strain that has not been previously identified in humans. The risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 remains low. However, if widespread cases were to occur in our area, most people are likely to experience mild to moderate symptoms with a full recovery. The most common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.
By practicing healthy habits, you can protect yourself and those around you. The CDC recommends the following:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer made with at least 60% alcohol.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
CDC does not recommend people that are well to wear face masks to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19. Face masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the virus to others. The use of face masks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
Individuals who are experiencing symptoms and may have traveled to areas of concern or have been in contact with persons who have traveled to these areas or believe they have been exposed to the virus should call ahead to their healthcare provider before presenting for treatment.
At this point, the ICCNY Sunday school and other community activities continue as planned. We are monitoring the situation closely and will make changes, as needed, based on guidance from local and state officials. If you develop flu-like symptoms and are not short of breath, the best thing you can do for yourself and your community is to stay home. We advise elderly people to take additional precautions and stay home when they are ill or simply to avoid large gatherings out of an abundance of caution.
We are following best practices to sanitize areas of high contact such as tabletops, door handles, etc. in the school space. Parents and caretakers play an important role in teaching children healthy habits. We encourage all families to take some time to remind children about handwashing and respiratory etiquette. We also remind families to have their children stay home when they are sick.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us at ICCNY Facebook should you have further questions. We will share any changes to ICCNY regular activities.
May Allah SWT keep you and your family in good health. Jazak Allah Khair.
ICCNY Board of Trustees