- Has your home group scheduled a group conscience or business
meeting to consider resuming face-to-face meetings?
2. Is your group familiar with the latest CDC, state and federal
regulations regarding gatherings (such as wearing masks, meeting
size limits, social distancing)?
3. Consider adjusting your format to address things like: asking sick
individuals to stay home, putting together preprinted phone list &
pamphlets in plastic bag, literature bring your own book.
4. Will your group provide hospitality service? (coffee, tea & water
bring your own, or none.)
5. Will your group provide supplies, such as hand sanitizer and
6. Has your group had a discussion with its landlord to learn if it will
be allowed to resume meetings and if so with what guidelines?
7. Will the group institute new protocols for cleaning/disinfecting
8. If the group typically attracts more attendees than can now be
accommodated with the new restrictions, how will it handle this
9. If a literature meeting, will your group share literature between
- 10.Has the group discussed concerns around the common handling
of the basket, money secretary book, chips, pamphlets, disinfect
shared literature before and after the meeting etc.?
11. Will your group expand the Greeter’s role? Create new service
12.What will the group do at the point it reaches its capacity as
defined in the latest regulations?
13. Does the group have access to additional rooms for overflow or an
14. Has the group considered how it will respond if requested to
cooperate with health department contact tracing efforts?
15. Has the group considered not reopening its in-person meeting until
such time as it can meet unrestricted?
16. Has your group considered how its actions and decisions could
affect other groups or AA as a whole?
17. If your group has been meeting on a virtual platform, will those
meetings continue in any form after the group reopens?
18. Has your group discussed its processes for accepting
contributions? Electronic contributions options? Making
contributions in keeping with its group conscience?
19. Are there ways to combine face-to-face meetings and virtual
meetings as one?