A COVID-19 Thanksgiving: CDC Tips to Give Patients for a Safe Holiday

Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Ensure your patients have a fun and safe COVID-19 Thanksgiving holiday with these quick CDC-based tips.

Cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continue to climb across the US and small household gatherings are a key contributor to this increase. For this reason, many patients will have to modify their usual holiday traditions to ensure their own safety as well as loved ones. As patients start to plan their Thanksgiving day with COVID-19-related restrictions in mind, 2 questions might arise in your next visit: What risk factors should I be aware of? and Which loved ones should NOT attend Thanksgiving gatherings?

Educate your patients on 7 risk factors they should be aware of and which loved ones should stay home this Thanksgiving with tips from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the slides below.