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Posted on: September 1, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19: Updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)


August 31, 2020: This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. 
Below, please find some safety tips to keep you and your family safe during the upcoming Labor Day weekend:

Stay Safe at the Pool and Beach

Staying six feet apart, wearing a mask, and washing your hands are just a few ways you can help slow the spread of COVID-19. This video includes these and more tips for how to stay safe at the pool and beach this Labor Day weekend. 

Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Find out what to consider before, during, and after travel on our Travel during the COVID-19 pandemic web page. If you travel, take steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 during your trip. Wear a mask, stay 6 feet from others, and wash your hands.

Attending an Event or Gathering

If you’re attending an event or gathering, prepare before you go by checking with the organizer or event venue for updated information about any COVID-19 safety guidelines and if they have steps in place to prevent the spread of the virus. Use social distancing and limit physical contact, wear masks, and limit contact with frequently touched surfaces. 

Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 when visiting parks and recreational facilities. Visit areas that are close to your home, avoid crowded parks or campgrounds, stay at least 6 feet away from people you don’t live with, wear a mask, and wash your hands often.

Hosting Gatherings or Cook-outs

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 when hosting gatherings or cook-outs. Remind guests to stay home if they’re sick, host gatherings outdoors if possible, arrange chairs to allow for social distancing, and don’t shake hands, give hugs, or do elbow bumps. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
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