CDC Recommendations for Holiday Celebrations
Updated: Dec 15, 2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an abundance of stress and confinement within individuals. While we get closer to the upcoming holiday celebrations it may seem like the ideal opportunity to reconnect with family and friends but the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is strongly discouraging doing so due to the large amount of risk it will propose with the increase in positive cases. .
According to the latest CDC update, more than 1 million COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States following Thanksgiving. As cases rapidly increase across the country, the safest way to celebrate the holiday season is with the people you live with. If you are attending a small gathering it is important to continue wearing face masks and practicing social distancing.
CDC offers the following considerations to slow the spread of COVID-19 during small gatherings: