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 had been laid out by the CDC.
Low threat actions embrace having a Thanksgiving dinner with solely folks in your family, having a digital dinner and watching sports activities and parades from your home amongst others.
The division additionally lists excessive threat actions reminiscent of going to busy buying places, collaborating in a crowded working race and attending massive 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 you must journey, it’s recommended you are taking your individual automobile versus public transportation because it will increase your probabilities at contracting or spreading COVID-19.
The division additionally recommends that visits to susceptible household and buddies are accomplished so in probably the most restricted foundation.
Buying is one other staple of the vacation season. Steerage from the well being division suggests visiting on-line shops, keep away from visibly massive crowds and make the most of curbside choose up choices when obtainable.
Volunteering steerage suggests choosing digital choices versus volunteering in individual.
Neighborhood occasions have needed to alter resulting from these COVID-19 tips.
Almeta Crayton’s ‘Everyone Eats’ occasion which gives meals to the much less lucky are having to maneuver to a drive-thru occasion this yr.
This system mentioned they’re able to serve as much as 200 meals. They may even ship to your private home, nevertheless that’s reserved for individuals who are sick or quarantined.