Komunikasi Publik Ormas Keagamaan Islam terkait Social Distancing pada Masa Pandemi COVID-19 (Studi atas Sikap Resmi NU, Muhammadiyah, dan MUI)
The pandemic of COVID-19 had created significant impact to the daily life of the people. Since the government issued that this pandemic is a special accident as the innatural disaster since March 2020, the habit of the people changed. The encouragement to stay at home with several forms such as work from hom (WFH), study from home (SFH) and worship at home as stated by President Joko Widodo as well as the ‘social distancing’ isssue which had been introduced by WHO impacted to the daily life of the people. Including the socio-religious life, including the way of daily worship for muslims. In responding the situations, several religious based organisation such as NU, Muhammadiyah and MUI had issued their legal positions to answer the public questions on these. Some circulation letter, instruction, results of the religious deliberations, announcement and fatwa (religious decree) in responding the pandemic of COVID-19 were issued. These are parts of the public communication that had been done by the such public organizations, in addition to the alertion and encouragement which were delivered by the religious leaders. The study will analize the legal psoition of the three organizations as well as the public communications which were performed by the religious leaders from these organizations in delivering the message of preventing the COVID-19 virus transmission to their people.