. Per this guidance, it is critically important to remember that fully vaccinated people could still transmit COVID-19 to unvaccinated people.
Note that, in addition to recommending against medium- and large-sized gatherings, the CDC also still
As we said last year, Vaisakhi reminds us to stand up for others; by continuing to socially and physically distance ourselves from one another, we are helping to do just that. One year into the pandemic, continuing to abide by restrictive public health guidance is difficult for everyone; however, the next few months are critical as more sangat members get vaccinated, and each of us must continue to make the best choices for the health and safety of all. You can always consider joining your gurdwara (or another gurdwara) virtually for a Vaisakhi diwaan, taking the time to learn something new about Sikh history with the Sikh Research Institute’s resources
, revisiting a sakhi that inspires you, or simply spending time with your family to create a Vaisakhi-inspired activity at home.
For all of the Sikh Coalition’s COVID-19 resources--on topics from public health to federal benefits and employee rights to educational content--click here
. For our vaccine safety and availability resources, developed in partnership with the North American Sikh Medical and Dental Association, the Sikh Family Center, and the Jakara Movement, click here
As always, the Sikh Coalition urges you to practice your faith fearlessly.