Christmas 2020

Considerations for Small Gatherings

Christmas 2020

Considerations for Small Gatherings of Family and Friends

Celebrating virtually or with members of your own household (who are consistently taking measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19) poses the lowest risk for spread.
Your household is anyone who currently lives and shares common spaces in your housing unit (such as your house or apartment).
This can include family members, as well as roommates or people who are unrelated to you.
People who do not currently live in your housing unit, such as college students who are returning home from school for the holidays, should be considered part of different households.
In-person gatherings that bring together family members or friends from different households, including college students returning home, pose varying levels of risk.
Organizers and attendees of larger events should consider the risk of virus spread based on event size.
And take steps to reduce the possibility of infection, as outlined in the Considerations for Events and Gatherings.
Several factors can contribute to the risk of getting and spreading COVID-19 at small in-person gatherings. In combination, these factors will create various amounts of risk:
Source: CDC

It’s Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

It’s Christmas 2020 and COVID-19 is unfortunately still here.
Many people will be visiting loved ones, including vulnerable family members.
Source: The Conversation