Healthy holidays: Family gatherings & COVID-19
With the holidays fast approaching and coronavirus cases on the rise, doctors say there is no reason to cancel important family gatherings...if extra steps are to ensure everyone's safety.
why everyone wants a happy and healthy holiday season. Covered. 19 is the most significant public health challenge our countries faced in more than a century, and the pandemic is not over. Ah, healthy holiday season will be a challenge this year, but not an insurmountable ones. Common sense and simple precautions, really is the solution that I see, Dr Jake Deutsch says It's a good idea for everyone to get tested before the holidays. You can't really over test when it comes to the safety of your family and your loved ones. And Dr Deutsch strongly suggests the usual measures social distancing, hand washing and where mass masks work. They're simple. They're easy. There's no excuse why everybody is not participating on the same scale. With those measures in place, there is no need to go to extremes. But I don't think that you need to get into surgically sanitizing spoons between serving each other because you're already in a close environment. That you would have an anticipated exposure. Otherwise, on def travel is part of the holiday agenda. You know, there's a study out that this year nearly a billion people have traveled by air and only 44 cases of covert have been linked to direct transmission on a plane. It's important to remember holiday gatherings can relieve some stress. And if we could have just moments to enjoy time with our family, I think that's also very important for our help. Safe holidays can still be Happy Holidays Dance Gentleman, NBC News.