With travel and close contact with relatives and friends in the plans of many today, local residents should remember to keep in mind health and safety tips for not only COVID-19 but for the flu, the common cold, and other illnesses. Even those who are vaccinated should take precautions, if you are visiting areas with especially high COVID-19 transmission rates, by avoiding crowded, poorly ventilated spaces, to not attend any gathering if you are sick or have symptoms of illness, and wash and sanitize your hands often. For more information, click below.