Holy water fonts may be filled and used by the faithful at the discretion of the pastor. The outside and lip of the fonts should be cleaned regularly. The CDC has stated that there is no evidence COVID can spread to people through water.
The Sign of Peace may be reinstated for those within the same family/household at the discretion of the pastor. The deacon or priest is directed to announce at the prescribed time: “Respecting our need to distance, let us offer each other a sign of peace.” Those within the same family/household can offer a physical sign; those between households are invited to offer each other a remote/visual sign.