Is It Possible to Host a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner IRL? Here's What the CDC Says

Is It Possible to Host a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner IRL? Here's What the CDC Says

This article originally appeared in Better Homes & Garden.

Unsure of how many people to invite to Thanksgiving—or how to host the feast safely during the coronavirus pandemic? You're not alone. A late June 2020 Butterball survey found that 21% of 1,000 adults polled say they have no idea what they’ll do this Thanksgiving, although one in four expect their holiday table to include fewer people than last year. There are a lot of unknowns around the holiday season—and, really, almost everything this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) your safest bet is to celebrate with your household alone, of course. But if you’re certain that you want to share your Thanksgiving menu in real life, how many people is it safe to invite to Thanksgiving, and how can you ensure everyone stays healthy? We spoke to a couple of health experts for their advice.

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