Experts with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Maryland are offering advice on Thanksgiving gatherings and travel.
The holiday that typically pulls relatives of all ages together for a meal may be vastly different this year as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide.
People are considering whether or not to host traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with turkey and trimmings or travel for the holiday, and experts with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are offering advice on both.
Dr. Amesh Adalja, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said families planning in-person events should figure some things out ahead of time.
“What is the risk tolerance of everybody going there? Are there people with high-risk factors for severe disease? And is everybody on the same page before you go?” Adalja said. “Any college student basically coming home — for the most part — should be