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How to Stay Safe While Trying to Balance Thanksgiving Traditions with COVID-19 Precautions

Healthline, Nov. 23, 2020

November 23, 2020

How to Stay Safe While Trying to Balance Thanksgiving Traditions with COVID-19 Precautions

Dr. Jose Mayorga, the medical director of the UCI Health Family Health Center in Santa Ana, California, told Healthline, “The danger is significant. The coronavirus family, which includes COVID-19, thrives this time of year,” Mayorga told Healthline. “It is predominantly due to the change in weather patterns and forcing individuals indoors. That’s why health experts stress that we should limit or avoid indoor gatherings with individuals outside our household.”