Hosting a football viewing party? Here are some COVID safety tips

Watching the game with people in your household is the only way to almost guarantee you won’t contract COVID-19, said Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at UC Irvine. “I can’t give anyone a watertight guarantee that they won’t get COVID if they go to a party, so if risk management is not for you and you prefer absolute minimal risks, then the answer is don’t have a party or don’t go to one,” he said. [If you do], “It’s never too late to boost and it’s never too late to get vaccinated,” Noymer said. “If one person has symptoms, everyone should get tested as soon as possible ….