CDC releases COVID guidelines for the holidays
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines Friday for how individuals can decrease their risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 during the upcoming holiday season.
Driving the news: Among the measures suggested are hosting outdoors or virtual celebrations, wearing a mask if not fully vaccinated, and using fans by open windows and doors to keep the air at indoor gatherings fresh.
- The CDC advises against traveling unless fully vaccinated and wearing masks on public transportation.
- "The safest way to celebrate is virtually, with people who live with you, or outside and at least 6 feet apart from others," the guidance adds.