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Recommendations to celebrate Halloween, Day of the Dead and Thanksgiving in the pandemic | CNN

2020-10-26T12:33:26.793Z

This year's October and November celebrations will look somewhat different. September ended with more than 1 million deaths from coronavirus in the world and the US reached a record of new cases since the pandemic began. Countries are struggling to find a balance between reopening and containing the virus with new measures. That is not to say that it cannot be celebrated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made a list of recommendations of what activities you should avoid, as they are high risk, and what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe. | Life | CNN



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This year's October and November celebrations will look a bit different.

September ended with more than 1 million deaths from coronavirus in the world and the US reached a record of new cases since the pandemic began.

Countries are struggling to find a balance between reopening and containing the virus with new measures.

Halloween, Day of the Dead and Thanksgiving Day are already approaching and are synonymous with large gatherings, sharing food and traveling, activities that are discouraged by health authorities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

That is not to say that it cannot be celebrated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made a list of recommendations of what activities you should avoid, as they are high risk, and what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.

The CDC makes a warning both for the time of these celebrations and for everyday life: If you think you have Covid-19 or if you think you were exposed to someone with the virus, do not participate in these celebrations in person.

You can still do it virtually!

Halloween

Low-risk activities to celebrate Halloween, according to the CDC:

Carving and decorating pumpkins with members of your household


You can also carve and decorate pumpkins with friends or neighbors in an outdoor space and at a safe distance


Decorating the place where you live


Do an outdoor observation run for the children.

So they can walk from house to house seeing the decorations from a distance


Virtual costume contest


Halloween night with the people you live


Observation race or candy or trick at home with the people you live in, and thus avoid going out

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Moderate risk activities to celebrate Halloween, according to the CDC:

One-way treat or trick where bags of individually packaged treats are placed away from homes for families to grab one and go on their way.


If you are preparing the candy bags, wash your hands before and after.

Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Hold an


outdoor parade with a small group of people keeping a distance of at least 2 meters


Attend an outdoor costume party where masks are worn and physical distance is maintained


One A costume mask is not a substitute for a face mask.

You should not wear a costume mask unless it is made of two or more layers of breathable factory, covers nose and mouth and does not leave gaps around the face


Do not wear a costume mask over a mask as it can be dangerous if it Decoration mask makes it hard to breathe


Consider wearing a Halloween-themed mask


You can go to a haunted forest activity if it's one-way, masks are required, and people can stay at least two meters away


If likely shouting, it is better to keep a greater distance.

The farther away, the less risk of spreading the disease


You can visit crops or farms where people disinfect their hands before touching pumpkins or apples and where it is mandatory or recommended to wear masks and people can maintain physical distance


Do a night of Outdoor movies with family or friends who are in the area and where they can stay at least 2 meters away or more if yelling is likely

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High-risk activities for Halloween, according to the CDC:

Avoid these activities, says the health authority

Traditional candy or trick where children go door to door receiving candy


Candy or trick where children line up to receive candy that are delivered from cars in a parking lot


Costume parties held indoors


Go to a haunted house inside a Enclosed area where it can be full of people and there are screams


Consume alcohol or drugs, as they cloud judgment and increase risky behaviors


Travel to a festival that is not in your area if you live in a place with a high spread of the coronavirus

How to celebrate the Day of the Dead during the pandemic

These are the low-risk activities the CDC recommends:

Prepare traditional dishes for family and friends, especially those at higher risk of severe covid-19 disease, and deliver them in a way that does not involve contact with others


Play music that your deceased family members liked


Make an altar in your home


Join to a virtual celebration

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Moderate risk activities to celebrate the Day of the Dead, according to the CDC:

Have an outdoor meeting keeping the distance of at least 2 meters


Visit and decorate the graves of your loved ones together with members of your household and keep their distance


Make or go to an outdoor dinner with a small group of friends while keeping the distance

These are the activities to avoid to celebrate the Day of the Dead during the pandemic, according to the CDC:

Attend large indoor celebrations where there are songs


Participate in large events and celebrations in closed spaces


Have a great dinner with people from different houses and from different places Use


alcohol or drugs, as they cloud judgment and increase risky behaviors

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Thanksgiving Day

This celebration traditionally involves many trips and trips so that families can be together.

The CDC notes that travel increases the chances of spreading and catching the coronavirus: “Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others.

If you must travel, find out about the risks it entails ».

Low risk activities

Make a dinner with the people who live in your home


Prepare traditional dishes for family and friends, especially for those with a higher risk of severe disease from covid-19, and deliver them in a way that does not involve contact with others


Participate in a virtual dinner


Do your shopping online


Watch sporting events, parades and movies from home

Moderate risk activities to celebrate Thanksgiving:

Have a dinner outdoors, following the recommendations, with a small group of family and friends who live in the same area


Visit crops or orchards where people disinfect their hands before touching the pumpkins or apples and where it is mandatory or recommended to use masks and people can maintain physical distance


Go to small outdoor sporting events with safety precautions

Activities to avoid on Thanksgiving Day, because they are higher risk:

Go shopping in crowded places around these dates


Attend or participate in crowded parades Use


alcohol or drugs, as they cloud judgment and increase risky behaviors


Go to large gatherings in closed spaces with people who do not live in your home

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Source: cnnespanol

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