… but wave?
(M)embers of our congregations should not be offended at this time if someone chooses not to shake the other person’s hand at the sign of peace.
If you are ill, the appropriate response to someone extending a sign of peace might be to bow to them and say, ‘Peace be with you,’ to avoid bodily contact, or one might wave slightly at the other person.
This, from Father Michael Dugan, Dallas diocesan liturgy director. I like the bow. That works well. Slight wave: that doesn’t. I’d stick with the bow: dignified, non-secular,