How to celebrate the holidays alone, from Thanksgiving to Christmas

How to celebrate the holidays alone, from Thanksgiving to Christmas

One of the greatest cruelties of COVID-19 is how, at a time when we need each other most, staying away from loved ones is often the best way to show them how much you care.

That counterintuitive fact is hard to wrap our minds around. But as COVID-19 cases and deaths reach all-time highs almost everywhere across the U.S., experts are urging folks to help stop the spread by not negating public health safety rules over the holidays in order to gather and celebrate together.

For the sake of the people you love, as well as the most vulnerable in your community, do NOT think of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or any other upcoming major holiday as your get-out-of-jail-free card to forget about the pandemic. Per CDC guidelines, “The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is to celebrate with people in your household,” which goes for all other winter holidays, too. Read more…

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