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Senior Missionaries, Others With Chronic Conditions In Europe To Be Sent Home

Mar 12, 2020, 3:22 PM | Updated: 3:43 pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on Ju...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on July 18, 2008. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

(Tom Smart, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – All senior missionaries and young missionaries with serious or chronic medical conditions in Europe will return home beginning March 12, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced.

“These missionaries, who are at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19, come from 22 missions across Europe. After returning home, they will self-isolate for 14 days,” a statement from the Church newsroom said.

The missionaries will not receive a new temporary assignment, but will be considered for reassignment once the COVID-19 situation abates, according to the statement.

The information  applies to these 22 missions:

·         Adriatic South Mission

·         Alpine German-Speaking Mission

·         Belgium/Netherlands Mission

·         Czech/Slovak Mission

·         Denmark Copenhagen Mission

·         England Birmingham Mission

·         England Leeds Mission

·         England London Mission

·         England Manchester Mission

·         Finland Helsinki Mission

·         France Paris Mission

·         France Lyon Mission

·         Germany Berlin Mission

·         Germany Frankfurt Mission

·         Italy Milan Mission

·         Italy Rome Mission

·         Norway Oslo Mission

·         Portugal Lisbon Mission

·         Scotland/Ireland Mission

·         Spain Barcelona Mission

·         Spain Madrid Mission

·         Sweden Stockholm Mission

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Senior Missionaries, Others With Chronic Conditions In Europe To Be Sent Home