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CDC guidelines on visiting parks, recreational facilities

The CDC created a list of "Do's" and "Don'ts" you should keep in mind when at a public park or recreational facility.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released some guidance on how to safely visit parks and recreational facilities.

The CDC created a list of "Do's" and "Don'ts" you should keep in mind when at a public park or recreational facility.

    

Do's:

  • Visit parks that are close to home
  • Check in with the park or recreational facility in advance to prepare safely and find out what services are available
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from other people you don't live with
  • Carefully consider the use of playgrounds and help children follow guidelines
  • Keep distance between yourself and others when in pools, hot tubs or water playgrounds

Don'ts:

  • Don't visit parks if you are sick with, have tested positive for COVID-19 or have recently been exposed to the virus
  • Don't visit crowded parks

Click here for more information on how to keep yourself safe while visiting a park or recreational center.

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