If you’re planning to take off to grandma’s house for the Thanksgiving holiday, health experts say start to quarantine NOW (Thursday, November 12). They say if you want to avoid passing coronavirus on to them you should quarantine for 14 days.
The experts say this is especially critical now that the United States is going through the worst part of the pandemic. There have been 1 million new infections in just 10 days. Hospitals in several states are turning patients away because their emergency rooms and intensive care units are at capacity.
- Do not go to indoor bars or restaurants.
- Avoid gyms.
- No dinner parties, birthday celebrations or any get-together indoors.
**Most important: do not get together with anyone else outside your household for anything indoors. If you are socializing outdoors, make sure you keep a 6-foot distance from others at all times.