The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Bellefield Presbyterian Church on Fifth Avenue in Oakland.

Pitt religious orgs adapt to COVID-19 guidelines

By Nathan Fitchett, Senior Staff Writer February 7, 2022
For religious organizations at Pitt, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a serious challenge, as most typically focus on fostering community and togetherness.
Pitt Hillel distributed meals to University students on Friday during Passover as part of Shabbat, while following shelter-in-place/social distancing guidelines.

Shelter-in-place guidelines altered to include religious services after complaints

By Punya Bhasin, Staff Writer April 13, 2021
Pitt enacted shelter-in-place guidelines on March 31, but it originally left one issue unclarified — guidelines for attending religious services at a time of year with major holidays for several religions.
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