David Souleles, director of the COVID-19 response team at University of California, Irvine, advises checking the Centers for Disease Control’s COVID-19 county level tracker before any big social gathering, especially if any activities will be held indoors. Souleles says checking the CDC data “will give you a sense of community transmission in that community so you know what you’re wading into.”
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NPR, May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022