Amongst the pertinent shailos discussed were:
• Playgroups, babysitters and schools.
Must parents must continue to pay tuition and fees while the children remain at home and, in the event money was paid in advance, must it be returned.
Must continue to pay rent if he was forced to leave his apartment, office or building due to the virus?
• Paying Workers and Employees
Must various types of workers be paid if their job was cancelled?
• Hotels and Simcha Halls
If one cancelled a reservation at a hotel or simcha hall due to the virus, is he entitled to have his deposit returned or, perhaps, must he remit the full amount?
The Bais HaVaad’s Medical Halacha Division has also established a special hotline for all medical-related halachos that have come up due to the pandemic. Rabbanim who are experts in both halacha and medicine and the current ramifications are manning the hotline and are available to answer all shailos. The hotline number is 732.276.2183