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Staying Hygienic and Safe During the Winter Months

With the winter months approaching, many regular sicknesses are approaching us. These would include a cold, the flu, and other common sicknesses. Covid-19 is now also another sickness we need to consider on top of these. In order to stay healthy people must continue to abide by the Covid-19 safety rules. With all the common cold symptoms looking like Covid symptoms, it is hard to tell the difference which is all more the reason to be cautious of yourself and others. In order for the pandemic to be suppressed, people need to be courteous of each other and keep each other safe. Some ways to stay safe and keep a good state of mind would be to stay at home and spend time with your family during the holiday season. 

Following social distancing rules

The most important rule that people should follow is social distancing. This is super important for containing the spread of the virus. Although people think it is very hard to do this to an extent, it is still very important to consider the health of other people. For young adults, it is especially important to follow this rule because of the tendencies of hanging out with friends.

Spending time with your family 

The holiday season is coming up! This is a good time to spend time with your family. Especially during the pandemic it is a great idea to stay exposed to only a small number of people. Playing cards and watching movies is a fun bonding experience with your family. Especially coming home from college knowing that they missed you while away at college. Another thing you could do is start baking with them and finding some common interests that you all like!

Overall, it is very important to take these ideas into consideration for the benefit of your personal health and the health of those around you. These ideas will help you make benefiting others and yourself easier. This can be hard for people who have problems keeping themselves busy. This is a good time to focus on yourself, work towards your goals, and focus on your future. Most importantly, keep your masks on in public places, it keeps you safe and the people around you. Being considerate of others is a very selfless thing to do and it only benefits everyone around you. These next couple of months are crucial to how fast people will be allowed back out and live their lives like normal.

class of 2024 at Temple University. Undecided STHM major
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