10 Summer Activities: What's the COVID-19 Risk?

Experts in infectious disease rate a wide range of summer activities as low, medium, or high COVID-19 risk. When your patients ask, you'll be ready.

COVID-19 has kept people around the world at home for 2 months. The yearning to do something "normal" is real--and it's everywhere. But what is safe and how safe? Recently NPR Shots asked a panel of infectious disease and public health experts to rate the risk of summer activities, from backyard gatherings to a day at the pool to staying in a hotel.

We chose 10 of those activities for this slide show. Your patients may have already started asking about them. Here is what experts advise.