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Covid Event Planning FAQs

Consider these Things When Planning Activities

How many Covid-19-vaccinated persons are there in your area or are you visiting one?

  • To find out more about your community, use CDC’s Covid Data Tracker
  • Consider safer options if your community has high numbers of Covid-19-related cases or low numbers of fully vaccinated individuals.

Covid-19 for County: Covid-19 Community Levels can be used to assist you and your communities in deciding what preventive steps to take based upon hospitalizations.

What are the laws, rules and regulations for local and business?

  • Follow all laws and regulations issued by federal, state and local agencies as well as tribal and tribal agencies.

Where are we going?

  • Outdoors is safer if you are looking to spend time with people you don’t know. Outdoor activities are safer than indoor ones, and you won’t be as likely to get exposed to Covid-19 even if you don’t use masks.
  • Good ventilation will help you avoid spreading Covid-19.
  • Avoid crowds that are more than 6 feet from you.

Who will you be with?

  • Make sure everyone in your family, ages 5 and over, is vaccinated against Covid-19
  • To prevent becoming sick , people who have not been vaccinated or are unable to obtain a Covid-19 vaccination (including children aged 4 and under) should continue to take steps.
  • Limit visits to family members younger than 2 years of age or who cannot wear a mask. Also, keep your child away from other people and people in public.
  • People who have certain underlying medical conditions are more at risk of severe illness.
  • You might consider wearing a mask indoors if you live with someone with a weak immune system or at higher risk of severe disease.

There are steps everyone can take to make gatherings safer

Consider the steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones by Covid-19 if you’re attending a gathering.

  • You must ensure that you are current with all Covid-19 vaccinations.
  • People don’t need to wear masks outdoors.
  • Wear a mask if you need to be around people who are sick or caring for someone with Covid-19 .
  • If you are interested in the Covid-19 Community Level Wherever you live
    • Low
      • You can choose a mask that suits your preferences and is appropriate for your level of risk.
    • Medium
      • Talk to your healthcare provider if you are at high risk of severe illness.
      • Wear a mask indoors if you live with or are likely to be surrounded by someone who is at high risk of severe illness.
    • High
      • Wear a mask indoors if you’re 2 years old or older, regardless of your vaccination status or individual risk (even in schools or other community settings).
    • Wear a respirator or mask if you are at high risk of severe illness.
    • Test A gathering will give you information about the risk of Covid-19 spreading.
      • Before you invite others to your indoor gatherings, do a self-test.
      • If you are positive for the disease, you should stay home even if there are no symptoms.
    • If you’re ill or have symptoms, stay home.
    • Talk to the people you meet about prevention strategies.

How to deal with a sick person after attending a gathering

  • Participating in large events or gatherings increases your chances of coming into close contact and being exposed to Covid-19.
  • If you come into Close contact With someone with Covid-19
    • Find out when you should be quarantined or isolated.
    • Test within 5 days of your last contact.
    • You should monitor your symptoms.
    • Learn how you can talk to your closest contacts at the gathering.

This post was written by a medical professional at The Wellness Firm.  The Wellness Firm provides onsite Flu Shots, onsite rapid COVID event testing, employee physical examination, as well as American Heart Association CPR certification classes. We have professionals that provide in-person hands-on, quality training.