Epidemic Prevention Guidance on Thanksgiving day 2021

This Thursday is Thanksgiving, are you ready? Although vaccines are spreading on a large scale, the recent epidemic is still not optimistic. A few days ago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the most specific Thanksgiving epidemic prevention guidance so far, which emphasized that the safest choice for Thanksgiving is to celebrate with your family or take additional precautions, such as wearing a mask. , Keep your distance when celebrating with other people.

During the new crown pneumonia epidemic, it is possible to keep Thanksgiving safe, but health experts know that keeping people at home, not traveling, and gatherings as outdoors as possible is unacceptable.

CDC stated in the latest guidelines: “The traditional Thanksgiving family gathering with friends is fun, but it may increase the chance of contracting or spreading the new crown or flu. Follow these recommendations to make your Thanksgiving safer.” CDC said, this year’s most The safe way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate with your family. If you plan to spend Thanksgiving with someone other than your family, take steps to make the celebration safer.

As the weather has gradually cooled down recently, public health officials in the United States have expressed their concern that small gatherings will increase the number of cases. This new guide points out that even with friends and family, precautions need to be taken to prevent the increase in holiday cases.

The CDC stated that in order to make Thanksgiving safer, if you are outdoors with friends or family, you should wear a mask, keep 6 feet (about 1.8 meters) away from people who do not live with you, and keep your hands clean. The agency also recommends that you bring your own plates, cups and cutlery, safely store masks when eating and drinking, avoid going in and out of the kitchen when preparing food, and use disposable condiments and food containers.

The host can arrange meals outdoors. If you dine indoors, you can open the windows, talk to the guests in advance, disinfect the surface of the objects, and even consider allowing the guests to bring their own food and drinks. If you travel, the guide emphasizes the need to check travel restrictions, get a flu shot, wear a mask, keep your distance, and wash your hands frequently in public places.