2020 is proving to be a year in turmoil. The world and this nation are in the midst of continued political disfunction, the ongoing climate crisis, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. This latest challenge brings with it tremendous disruption of daily life. We all are adjusting to rising anxiety,constant news alerts, and social distancing.
Community and social support systems are in dire need now and The Satanic Temple NYC is encouraging all of you to reach out to each other to give that support where needed and engage inour vast, unique, and compassionate community.
Take care of yourselves and each other. If you feel unwell, check online for lists of symptoms of COVID-19 and resources to get medical attention. Self-quarantine to keep others safe until you are cleared. Maintain preventative measures such as frequent hand washing (we have all seen thenumerous songs to be sung for optimal lathering time), keeping hands away from your face, frequent disinfecting of home and work environment, etc.
We are social-emotional creatures, and many may be alone for long periods of time until this is over. Social distancing does not mean social isolation. Connect with others in your Satanic community via social media and other social apps. If you are feeling anything more serious do not hesitate to search online for mental health hotlines or otherwise reach out virtually for support. Our social media has and will continue to post updated facts and resources for NYC and elsewhere to keep our community as up-to-date and connected as possible.
You are not alone. Our Satanic community is in this together. Hail thyself. Hail Satan.