Be Mindful of COVID This Holiday Season
Central Florida Health News|December 2020
Dr. Joy Jackson, an internal medicine physician, serves the community as director of the Florida Department of Health in Polk County (DOH-Polk). For more information about DOHPolk, visit mypolkhealth.org. Follow DOH-Polk on Twitter at twitter.com/ FLHealthPolk.
Dr. Joy Jackson

As we enter the holiday season, it is important that we keep health at the forefront this year. With COVID-19 still prevalent in Polk County and across the state and country, we want to encourage residents to remain mindful of keeping themselves and their loved ones safe and healthy. Do not forget to take the necessary steps to prioritize your health this holiday season.

There is nothing joyous about getting sick over the holidays. This is one gift you don’t want to share this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided recommended guidelines for staying safe and healthy this holiday season.

Recommendations include:

• Limit travel this holiday season.

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