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Tips from the CDC for a safer Thanksgiving gathering

With Thanksgiving approaching amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,

With Thanksgiving approaching amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided a list of recommendations to help make dinner gatherings safer. Credit: Doug Young

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering recommendations to make Thanksgiving gatherings as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this month a restriction on household gatherings to no more than 10 people. The CDC also urges people not to travel for Thanksgiving.

Why is the CDC recommending staying home for Thanksgiving?

Why is the federal government making these travel and gathering recommendations?

Who should be excluded from Thanksgiving gatherings?

What are some options Thanksgiving hosts can take to make the holiday safer?

How should food be handled at Thanksgiving?

What are some alternatives to a traditional Thanksgiving and holiday festivities?

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