The city has a couple of articles / newsletters about avoiding contact with people during Thanksgiving to cut down on the spread of COVID-19 disease.
Say no thanks to COVID-19 this Thanksgiving
To say this year has been tough is an understatement. Thanksgiving is one of our most beloved traditions, and the prospect of missing out on the social connection we all crave right now is hard to bear. At this critical time, we must stick to our households and refrain from gatherings that could put us and our loved ones at risk. If you’re feeling disappointed, you’re not alone. Seven months into it, we are still in this together.
We know we can flatten this curve. How? Because we’ve done it before. Together.
The question then becomes – what’s next? Take a deep breath and consider the following tips to have a great Thanksgiving 2020 while still staying safe.
What you need to know about social gatherings in October
We are at a critical point in the COVID-19 pandemic.
To respond to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases, the Province of Ontario and Ottawa Public Health recommend that you limit close physical contact to people within your household. For those who are living alone, it is recommended that they consider having close contact with one additional household.
The Province has also reduced limits on the number of people allowed to attend private social gatherings, and these limits could change at any time.
With this in mind, if you still plan to have a gathering, here are the answers to some key questions.