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Covid Updates – Congregational Song

This page will be updated regularly as a count-down to when singing together is safe again based on current recommendations from the CDC and other public health institutions.


Total US Population Vaccination Percentage


Safe Congregational Singing:

National Threshold = 70% to 85% of population fully vaccinated

Current National Vaccination Rate = 54.6% (as of September 20, 2021)

Most up-to-date (and more specific state-by-state) stats can be found here: CDC COVID Data Tracker

Last updated: September 20, 2021


The most recent guidelines from Ecumenical Consultation The Center took part in can be found here.

The most recent update on congregational singing and congregational song by Center Director, Brian Hehn, can be found here.

The most updated scientific study on music, aerosols, and COVID-19 can be found here.

A summary of the study by Center Director Brian Hehn can be found here.