COVID19: Imam & Muslim Key Worker: Roles and Responsibilities of Imams – Guidance & Advice / Vaccine Rollout

*To be updated daily – 21/01/2021

What should Imams be doing?

The below image was produced in April 2020 during the first national lockdown due to COVID-19. It has some suggested guidance from Imams Online about what the key roles of the Imams are now that Mosques and Islamic centres are closed. Imams still have an integral role to play, communities across the UK and the world are at home and require more than ever, information, guidance, and support from their religious leaders.

Imams Online Senior Editor, Imam Qari Asim, leading the campaign of Imams challenging misinformation and fake news around the COVID-19 Vaccine

Current Government & Health Advice & Links

NHS England:

Official Government advice:

What Can Imams Be Doing During The Pandemic? COVID19 / Vaccine Rollout

Below are various links to videos, article, documents and guidance by leading Faith leaders and organisations

  • Imams fighting against Vaccine Misinformation and Fake News – VIEW
  • Vaccine only way to defeat COVID-19 / Imam leads Vaccine Hub at Mosque – VIEW
  • “Amplify before you verify” Imams and COVID-19 Vaccine – VIEW
  • UAE Fatwa Council Issue Green Light on COVID-19 Vaccine use – VIEW
  • Ramadan 2020 – UAE Fatwa Council Guidance – VIEW
  • Resources for Christian leaders during the Coronavirus PandemicVIEW
  • Coping with Coronavirus – Yaqeen Institute (Shaykh Omar Suleiman)VIEW
  • With Mosques shut, Muslims turn to technologyVIEW
  • How religious leaders can stop the spread of the CoroanvirusVIEW
  • What Imams are saying and encouraging during the CoronavirusVIEW 
  • The importance of Imams using digital technology to stay connected with the communityVIEW
  • Burial and Ghusal Champion Volunteers Required – VIEW  

Ramadan 2020 – Resources, Content and Advice

  • Faith Leaders Against COVID-19 Web Series – VIEW
  • Ramadan Reminders 2020 Series from Imams Online – VIEW
  • Shaykh Bin Bayyah and Hamza Yusuf Ramadan 2020 message – VIEW
  • Daily Reflections on Ramadan and Fasting – VIEW
  • The Majestic Quran – English Translation – VIEW