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Are Summer Camps Safe This Year? What Parents Should Look for During COVID-19

Good Housekeeping, May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021

Are Summer Camps Safe This Year? What Parents Should Look for During COVID-19

The risk level for your child (or others in your family) to contract COVID-19 often depends on how viral the infectious disease is in your area, as well as the structure of the camp program you’ve chosen for your child, explains José Mayorga, M.D., the executive director of the University of California Irvine Health‘s Family Health Centers and a clinical professor at the university’s School of Medicine. … As Dr. Mayorga established above, you’ll need to exercise extra caution around sleepaway camps and plan for mandatory quarantines and more.