With cases of COVID-19 surging again in some areas, many people are reconsidering their outside activities.
And as Americans head out to summer outings and vacations, experts say it’s important to know which activities leave people the most — and the least — vulnerable for contracting the virus.
The CDC says the following are low risk:
Listed as moderate, or medium risk are:
With cases surging in many states, the CDC warns against:
So while you may have seen pictures of busy beaches and packed bars on the news in recent weeks, it’s only bars that pose a high risk for COVID-19 contraction. Beaches can be safe — as long as the beach is not packed shoulder to shoulder, as Miami Beach was on a recent weekend.
Governors are closing beaches simply because too many people are gathering there too properly socially distance.
Bottom line: Doctors say if you avoid close contact with other people, and wear a mask in public places, you boost your chances of staying safe, and you don’t waste your money.
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