CDC Advises Against Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory, urging Americans to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at home with household members only. The CDC indicates travel may increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 and postponing travel and staying home is the best way for Americans to protect themselves and others this year.

As part of the guidance, CDC identifies alternative Thanksgiving holiday celebrations, including a virtual Thanksgiving meal and other activities. The CDC’s holiday travel advisory comes after California issued a similar travel advisory amid significantly increased COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in California and throughout the country.

The CDC’s Thanksgiving guidance is available here.