Celebrating spring holidays safely

It’s spring, which means the days are getting lighter, flowers are starting to bloom, and people in Oregon are heading outside. This year, also, hope is in the air with more people in Oregon getting vaccinated. This is also a time when many celebrate springtime holidays.

If you are fully vaccinated and plan on gathering, remember many in our communities are still vulnerable to COVID-19. The safest choice is to continue practicing preventive measures like wearing a face covering and gathering outdoors. If you are fully vaccinated, you may consider gathering inside in a private setting like a home without wearing a face covering if you gather with:

  • Others who are fully vaccinated.
  • Unvaccinated people from one household only. In other words, if you live with people who are unvaccinated, they will need to stay home if you visit another household with unvaccinated people.

This article first appeared in the March 31, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.