“The good times have been linked to community outbreaks of COVID-19 in British Columbia,” says the graphically rich online guide.
“We all love a good time… Don’t get stuck in self-isolation for 14 days, or worse – get sick because you shared beers at a party or had a relationship with someone. with COVID-19. ”
The online document called “Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Guide to a Good Times” contains advice, including that those with even mild symptoms, such as a runny nose or headache, should stay home.
He advises groups to designate a “contact keeper” who will keep track of all the people in contact with each other at an event or gathering.
“Don’t pass around drinks, fumes, puffs and vapes,” says the guide. “Now is not the time to share everything that has been in your mouth. ”
Other tips include spending time in small groups and staying outdoors as much as possible, where it’s easier to keep a safe distance.
The guide includes tips on cleaning hands and encourages young people to learn about mental health from their friends.
And finally, “Plug in? Do it safely, ”says the guide.
“Take a pass if your partner is showing symptoms of COVID-19. Use protections like condoms or dental dams to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 and STIs. “