Having Fun During Covid-19: 4 Safety Tips

Having fun during Covid-19 is no easy task. For many of us, COVID-19 is filled with nothing but boredom. We sit at home every day, wondering what to do next to keep our sanity in check. Social distancing is something not many people are used to doing, and for those who were accustomed to spending their days outside, this sudden change in daily activities can come as a shocking one. 

 Fortunately, boredom does not have to be the name of the game, and there are many things that can be done to stay entertained even during this trying time. You can still go out for walks or even meet up with friends, given that ongoing rules allow for it to happen. Regardless, safety is always number one, and in this article, we are going to share a few tips on how you can make life more interesting without sacrificing safety:

 1. Keep things clean

 We cannot stress enough how important it is to keep things clean. This includes your hands, your belongings, and more. Setting up handwashing stations and making products like hand sanitizers accessible is vital to ensure each hand that you shake is not infected by the virus. 

Proper cleaning measures limits the spread of the virus by eliminating it before it comes into contact with other objects other people might touch. Offering other products like paper towels and a recycling bind allows people to dispose of single-use items quickly and safely, allowing dirty items to be thrown away without the risk of spreading the dangerous virus.

 2. Always bring a mask

 Wherever you decide to go, you can never go wrong by bringing a mask along with you. You can even bring extras if you do decide to visit friends in case they forget theirs. That way, everyone can have a mask on their face so they can communicate with you without worrying that the next few words might just get you infected. 

 3. Limit your gatherings

 If you do decide to gather at a specific place with your friends or family, it is always important to limit these gatherings. Even if you implement strict social-distancing protocols, limiting the number of people showing up is one of the most effective ways to slow down the spread. In case someone shows up and is asymptomatic, having as few people present as possible can reduce the spread of the virus.

 4. Designate high-touch items

 When running events like parties, you might be setting up a table with food where people can help themselves to. Unfortunately, this leads to a scenario where high-touch items are presented, such as serving spoons people will share and use. Avoid this by designating a single person to handle serving the food. That way, only one person will ever touch the spoon, reducing the likelihood of the virus spreading if the worse comes to the worst.

 Conclusion: Having Fun During Covid-19 Requires Planning

 Remember, safety is always number one. No matter how bored you are and how much you want to go out and do something fun, catching the virus is the last thing on earth you’ll ever want happening to you. As such, regardless of what you decide to do to keep yourself entertained, always keep safety in mind. This includes bringing hand sanitizers, setting up social distancing reminders, wearing face masks, and more to ensure everyone can be entertained safely. Having fun during Covid-19 is still possible.

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Published By Michael Casciello