The following temporary measures are to be implemented until March 2, 2018:

  1. Suspend the distribution of Holy Communion in the cup.
  2. Encourage the reception of Holy Communion in the hand.
  3. Do not shake hands.
  4. Do not hold hands during the Our Father.
  5. Extraordinary ministers are to cleanse their hands with alcohol-based antiseptic before and after administering Holy Communion. This also applies to those who take Communion to the home-bound.


+Jaime Soto

Full text at Diocese of Sacramento website.