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Uncategorized Health experts say you shouldn’t let your guard down this Thanksgiving

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Uncategorized Health experts say you shouldn’t let your guard down this Thanksgiving
Uncategorized Health experts say you shouldn’t let your guard down this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is normally a time of gathering but with a pandemic, health experts say you shouldn’t be doing that.

Cases.

Houston county is at four thousand 166 total cases.

And baldwin county has more than 24-hundred cases.

Thanksgiving will look different this year due to the pandemic.

Health experts say you shouldn't let your guard down, and continue to follow c-d-c guidelines.

41 nbc's ariel schiller explains what you should be doing to stay safe.

Thanksgiving is a time of gathering.

But with the pandemic, health experts say you shouldn't be doing that unless it's safely.

"we really urge people to consider joining in small gatherings which may look different than your normal thanksgiving lunches or dinners."

Melissa brantley with the south central district says consider only eating with your immediate family.

"we know it's not ideal but hopefully next year things can be back to normal."

(reporter) thanksgiving is going to look different this year health experts say if you do gather to social distance, wear a mask when you're not eating and if you feel sick you should join the festivities over zoom.

"if you feel ill at all whether it's flu covid or any other type of illness you should not be around others to have the opportunity to spread whats effecting you."

Michael hokanson with the north central district, says each time there's been a holiday weekend, the cases spike two weeks later.

"we're already seeing a rise in new cases across georgia and the country while cases are increase we need to make sure everybody is being extra careful and following those guidelines."

Brantley says get creative with your dinners this year, just like her family.

"we're doing a food drop off so everyone is doing the same food items but we divying it out to each other."

That way you get the c1 3 b13 thanksgiving experience in a c1 3 b13 safe way.

In macon ariel schiller 41

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