COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Columbia/Boone County Well being Division is advising in opposition to most journey of their Thanksgiving steering.
The steering outlines threat ranges for various vacation actions, which have been laid out by the CDC.
Low threat actions embrace having a Thanksgiving dinner with solely individuals 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 similar to going to busy buying places, taking part in a crowded working race and attending giant indoor gatherings.
Whereas the division by no means advises in opposition to all journey, they state one of the simplest ways to guard your self and others is to remain at house.
If it’s important to journey, it’s instructed you are taking your personal automobile 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 associates are finished so in probably the most restricted foundation.
Procuring 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 steering suggests choosing digital choices versus volunteering in particular person.
Neighborhood occasions have needed to modify as a result of these COVID-19 pointers.
Almeta Crayton’s ‘All people Eats’ occasion which offers meals to the much less lucky are having to maneuver to a drive-thru occasion this 12 months.
This system stated they’re able to serve as much as 200 meals. They may also ship to your house, nonetheless that’s reserved for many who are sick or quarantined.