Out of an abundance of caution regarding the developing COVID-19 situation, U.S. Grand Lodge has decided to cancel its scheduled national gatherings this spring, specifically Advanced Initiator Training, Kaaba Colloquium, and the Electoral College meeting. The Electoral College meeting will be held online according to standard Electoral College procedures.
For more information regarding COVID-19, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (cdc.gov/nCoV).
U.S. Grand Lodge also recommends that local bodies monitor their local situations, and cancel local gatherings if appropriate, e.g., if schools close in their area or official advisories are issued.
U.S. Grand Lodge will continue to monitor the national situation, and will reschedule the canceled events when it is prudent to do so.