COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Columbia/Boone County Well being Division is advising in opposition to most journey of their Thanksgiving steering.
The steering outlines danger ranges for various vacation actions, which had been laid out by the CDC.
Low danger actions embody 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 danger actions resembling going to busy purchasing places, taking part in a crowded operating race and attending massive indoor gatherings.
Whereas the division by no means advises in opposition to all journey, they state the easiest way to guard your self and others is to remain at residence.
If you need to journey, it’s advised you are taking your personal car versus public transportation because it will increase your possibilities at contracting or spreading COVID-19.
The division additionally recommends that visits to weak household and pals are accomplished 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 massive crowds and make the most of curbside choose up choices when accessible.
Volunteering steering suggests choosing digital choices versus volunteering in particular person.
Neighborhood occasions have needed to regulate 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 mentioned 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.