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VIDEO: Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Tips to minimize risk this Thanksgiving and holiday season

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2020 has been a tough year, and many of us may want to visit our friends and families to celebrate annual home traditions. However, health officials highly recommend against these gatherings amid rising cases of COVID-19 across the nation. Dr. Brandon Allport-Altillo, assistant professor in the departments of Population Health and Internal Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, offers advice on how to alter your traditions to minimize risk.

From virtual meals to outdoor gatherings, Allport-Altillo says, “Remember, the fewer people at your holiday table, the more slices of pie to go around.” Happy holidays and make good choices to celebrate this Thanksgiving safely.