Here’s The CDC’s Guidelines For Hosting Thanksgiving This Year

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I think we all saw this coming… the holidays this year are going to be quite different than ever before.

With that being said, you might be wondering what to do for Thanksgiving since it’s the first indoor holiday we typically spend surrounded by friends and family.

Well, the CDC has just released their guidelines for hosting Thanksgiving this year and it’s just about what I expected…

According to the CDC:

Attending large indoor gatherings with people from outside of your household is a high risk activity for contracting and/or spreading COVID-19

In simpler terms, they are advising against having a traditional Thanksgiving gathering with friends and family outside of your household this year.

Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together. Travel increases the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others. If you must travel, be informed of the risks involved.

Low Risk Activities Include:

So, if you were on the fence about Thanksgiving this year, this might make your decision a little easier.

You can read the full CDC guidelines surrounding Thanksgiving here.

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