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Holiday gatherings for Michiganders will be different this year due to COVID-19. Your family doesn't have to miss out on being together during the holidays, either virtual or in-person. Here are some tips so you can get the most out of your holiday gatherings and reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
There are several factors that contribute to the risk of getting infected or infecting others with the virus that causes COVID-19 at a holiday celebration. In combination, these factors will create various amounts of risk, so it is important to consider them individually and together:
Before you celebrate: Hosting a holiday gathering
If you will be hosting a celebration, follow these tips for hosting gatherings: Host outdoor activities rather than indoor activities as much as possible.
During the celebration
Follow these tips to reduce your risk of being exposed to, getting, or spreading COVID-19 during the celebration:
After the celebration
If you participated in higher risk activities or think that you may have been exposed during your celebration, take extra precautions (in addition to the ones listed above) for 14 days after the event to protect others:
People with or exposed to COVID-19
People at increased risk for severe illness
[Source - Michigan Department of Health and Human Services]