How To Have A Safe Thanksgiving This Year

It’s time for the family to talk about how to handle Thanksgiving this year. As the pandemic rages on, many of us are longing to see aging parents, old friends, and enjoy some sort of normalcy, especially if it involves turkey, pumpkin pie, and fighting with your siblings over the TV remote.

While it’s still risky to gather with people outside our immediate households, there are some precautions you can take if you travel — most importantly, keeping up the handwashing, mask-wearing, and social distancing whenever possible.  

“Those things don’t go away,” says Dr. Tina Tan, a pediatric infectious disease specialist  at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 

Read on for more on how to protect yourself and your loved ones, if you travel or stay home. 

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