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COVID-19: Safe Outdoor Activities in Winter

A man in a yellow jacket and ski gear skis down a snowy slope with a blue sky in the backgroundThe University of Maryland Medical System has a resource that outlines some guidelines for outdoor activities during COVID and aims to clarify some misconceptions about the outdoor spread of the virus. The resource focuses on:

  • Taking Inventory Before Gathering
  • Keeping It Intimate
  • Choosing Your Guests Wisely
  • Keeping It Short
  • Being Mindful of Air Flow
  • Avoiding Alcohol Use
  • Keeping the Volume Down
  • Being Prepared for the Cold
  • Using All Standard COVID-19 Prevention Measures

Please share these guidelines for consideration when gathering outdoors during the remaining cold months. 

Please send any suggestions or questions related to this article or requests for additional resources to RA-basprovidersupprt@pa.gov