Coronavirus Support and Advice
“I have told Amir Sahib [UK], Sadr Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya [UK] and Humanity First that during these days, whatever is possible for the welfare and help of people should be done.”
(His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad)
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, delivered a special message from his office in place of the weekly Friday Sermon on March 27, 2020 due to Government restrictions amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Helpline Service operated by Humanity First UK
As part of the UK Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s response to the national emergency, Humanity First (UK) has set up a telephone helpline to provide the public and members of the Jama’at, support during this Coronavirus Pandemic. The service includes:
- Reassurance and comfort.
- Latest government guidance.
- Referral to support services provided by the Jama’at and its auxiliaries.
- UK support networks and others etc.
Please call 0333 880 6619 for advice and support. Lines are open from 8am to 8pm.
General Advice for Members
- Follow all government rules and policies.
- As per UK government instructions, all places of worship are closed till further notice. Therefore everyone should offer their prayers at their homes in congregation.
With regards to weddings, it is better if either they are postponed or the rukhsati (Wedding) is done from the home in a simple manner.
The dining halls at Baitul Futuh and Fazl Mosque will be closed.
All Tabligh stalls, Waqfe Arzi and door to door leafleting is to be stopped until further notice.
- Please follow the links below for up to date information.
- All members should take the following precautionary measures on a regular basis:
- Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
- Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
- Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
- Put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
- Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
- Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
- NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do. Members are also urged not to distribute information about the virus from sources other than official UK health organisations and from official Jamaat Channels.