COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Columbia/Boone County Well being Division is advising towards most journey of their Thanksgiving steerage.
The steerage outlines threat ranges for various vacation actions, which have been laid out by the CDC.
Low threat actions embody having a Thanksgiving dinner with solely individuals in your family, having a digital dinner and watching sports activities and parades from your own home amongst others.
The division additionally lists excessive threat actions corresponding to going to busy buying areas, collaborating in a crowded working race and attending giant indoor gatherings.
Whereas the division by no means advises towards all journey, they state the easiest way to guard your self and others is to remain at house.
If it’s a must to journey, it’s urged you are taking your personal car versus public transportation because it will increase your probabilities at contracting or spreading COVID-19.
The division additionally recommends that visits to weak household and buddies are achieved so in essentially the most restricted foundation.
Purchasing is one other staple of the vacation season. Steerage from the well being division suggests visiting on-line shops, keep away from visibly giant crowds and make the most of curbside choose up choices when out there.
Volunteering steerage suggests choosing digital choices versus volunteering in individual.
Neighborhood occasions have needed to alter as a result of these COVID-19 pointers.
Almeta Crayton’s ‘All people Eats’ occasion which supplies meals to the much less lucky are having to maneuver to a drive-thru occasion this yr.
This system stated they’re able to serve as much as 200 meals. They may even ship to your property, nevertheless that’s reserved for many who are sick or quarantined.