05 Feb Super Bowl Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This weekend is Super Bowl Sunday, which is normally a great time to get together with friends and family. This year, Super Bowl Sunday will have to be different due to COVID-19. Utilize the tips below to stay safe this Super Bowl weekend.
Watch the game at home with the people in your household
It may be tempting to go to your friend’s or family’s home to watch the game or to go out to a sports bar or restaurant, but right now it is still risky to do that during the pandemic. You can always have a virtual watch party with your friends and family.
Buy food for the game ahead of time
If you plan on making food for the game be sure to go shopping during off-peak hours to avoid large crowds at the grocery store. Or you can also consider doing contactless delivery or curbside pickup at some of your favorite restaurants to watch the big game.
If you do go out to watch the game somewhere else, consider quarantining for at least a week, if possible
If you attend a Super Bowl watch party or go out to watch the game, be sure to wear a mask, social distance from others and wash your hands frequently. After going out to watch the game, try to quarantine and monitor how you are feeling for COVID-19 symptoms for at least a week or two. If you start to have symptoms, get tested for COVID-19.
If you are feeling sick, stay home
Staying home is the safest way to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, be sure to stay home out of precaution and to help minimize any possible spread of the virus.
Following these tips can help keep you, your loved ones and others safe during the pandemic while still being able to have a fun time watching the Super Bowl. Remember that our actions impact others and are crucial in mitigating the spread of COVID-19. For more up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website.