Spending Time with Loved Ones During the COVID Holiday Season
A year filled with many challenges, the end of 2020 draws near. We are, however, still far from being out of the woods. It would be a massive understatement to say that the last nine months of adapting to the "new normal" have been exhausting.
While there is certainly hope on the horizon, widespread availability for a vaccine is not anticipated until spring or summer 2021. With 2021 only weeks away, this year's holiday season seems to serve merely as a reminder that the social traditions of years past, at least for the near future, are no longer a part of a healthy lifestyle.
To stay connected with loved ones this holiday season, please read the following article from AARP: 7 Questions to Ask While Planning for Holidays During the Pandemic. This article features answers queried from top experts to questions such as:
- If I do host a holiday gathering, are there any rules I should put in place for my family?
- A relative had COVID-19 several weeks ago. Can he or she still make me sick?
You will also find a "Holiday Gathering Safety Checklist". For more recent updates on the coronavirus pandemic, please visit our Coronavirus Legal Resource Page for articles, videos and other tools to navigate the latest legal trends concerning COVID-19.
While hosting a virtual holiday party this year would be the safest choice, if you are planning to physically visit with loved ones this holiday season, please do so safely and responsibly.
We wish you a healthy and happy new year!
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