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 have been laid out by the CDC.
Low danger 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 danger actions resembling going to busy procuring areas, collaborating in a crowded operating race and attending giant indoor gatherings.
Whereas the division by no means advises in opposition to all journey, they state one of the best ways to guard your self and others is to remain at residence.
If you need to journey, it’s urged you’re taking your individual automobile versus public transportation because it will increase your possibilities at contracting or spreading COVID-19.
The division additionally recommends that visits to susceptible household and mates are finished so in essentially 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 giant crowds and make the most of curbside choose up choices when accessible.
Volunteering steering suggests choosing digital choices versus volunteering in individual.
Group occasions have needed to alter as a consequence of these COVID-19 pointers.
Almeta Crayton’s ‘All people Eats’ occasion which gives meals to the much less lucky are having to maneuver to a drive-thru occasion this 12 months.
This system mentioned they’re able to serve as much as 200 meals. They may even ship to your private home, nonetheless that’s reserved for individuals who are sick or quarantined.