CDC guidelines for 2020 holidays: What you should avoid

In a new post on holiday gatherings, the Centers for Disease Control poses seven factors for Americans to consider as they decide if and how to plan their holiday gatherings.

The advice comes at an awkward moment for the CDC, which was forced to reverse course after a post last weekend that cited more risk from coronavirus aerosols than the agency had previously acknowledged. But the holiday guidance, which boils

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Douglas Uggah: S’wakians should avoid non-essential travel to lower Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawakians should avoid non-essential travel outside the state in October in order to bring down the number of imported Covid-19 cases, says Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah (pic).

The Deputy Chief Minister said this advice was based on data which showed that 29 of the 40 cases reported in Sarawak in the last 14 days were imported.

He said seven cases were imported from overseas, while 22 came from

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Avoid non-essential travel this weekend, Sault Ste. Marie infection control doc says

Northern Ontario may have a dramatically lower incidence of COVID-19 cases than Toronto, Peel and Ottawa, but an infection control doctor in Sault Ste. Marie wants to see more restrictions in the region.

Dr. Lucas Castellani, who works at the Sault Area Hospital, recently signed a letter with the Ontario Hospital Association that urges the province to put restrictions on gatherings in places like restaurants and places of worships.

Castellani

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Active fire scene in Montgomery, officials say avoid travel in the area

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Multiple units responded to a fire Oct. 7 at the roundabout construction site off Montgomery Road. (Photo: Hannah Ruhoff/Enquirer)

Crews will work overnight to repair a ruptured gas line that resulted in a large fire off Montgomery Road Wednesday afternoon, according to Montgomery, Ohio officials.

Multiple units responded to the fire at the roundabout construction site, located at Montgomery Road and Ronald Reagan Highway. The fire was caused by

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“Covid passport” that could help air passengers avoid quarantine begins UK trial next week

A “Covid passport” designed to help passengers avoid quarantine is being launched.

It will be used on Cathay Pacific flights between Hong Kong and Singapore from Wednesday, and on United Airlines flights between London Heathrow and New York next week.

The trial could be expanded to cover routes in Europe and Asia within three months.

The passport will be stored on a passenger’s phone and can hold test results to

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Avoid non-essential travel this weekend, Sault Ste. Marie epidemiologist says

Northern Ontario may have a dramatically lower incidence of COVID-19 cases than Toronto, Peel and Ottawa, but an epidemiologist in Sault Ste. Marie wants to see more restrictions in the region.

Dr. Lucas Castellani, medical director of infection prevention and control at the Sault Area Hospital, recently signed a letter with the Ontario Hospital Association that urges the province to put restrictions on gatherings in places like restaurants and places

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Here’s Why Investors Should Avoid American Airlines Stock

Shares of American Airlines AAL have had a disappointing run on the bourse since the beginning of March, shedding 34.2% of value, wider than the  industry’s depreciation of 24.1%.

Why the Dismal Price Performance?

Coronavirus-induced travel-demand woes have been the biggest bane for the American Airlines stock. The sharp drop in air-travel demand is hurting passenger revenues, which comprise majority of its top line. The carrier incurred a loss in

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Robbie Power will relocate to Britain to avoid Ireland’s Covid-19 travel restrictions

Robbie Power, the Grand National and Gold Cup winning jockey, is to relocate from Ireland to Britain while Covid regulations restrict travel back home to Ireland.

For several seasons now, since he was appointed first jockey to the late Alan Potts, Power has done a weekly commute much like Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty before him, splitting his time between Colin Tizzard in England and Jessica Harrington  in Ireland.

But,

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Chicago residents ‘strongly advised’ to avoid Indiana, which may make next week’s quarantine travel list

Indiana is again in danger of being added to Chicago’s quarantine travel order next week, officials announced Tuesday.



a person talking on a cell phone: In this file photo, Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) approaches the podium during a news conference held at City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.


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In this file photo, Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) approaches the podium during a news conference held at City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.

While the neighboring state is still just at a warning

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Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly lays out rationale for pay cuts to avoid furloughs

Southwest Airlines never laid off or furloughed workers or asked them to take pay cuts in its 50 years of flying. Until a global pandemic forced its hand.

CEO Gary Kelly told employees Monday that he needs them to take a 10% pay cut to avoid furloughs in 2021, reflecting the prolonged negative outlook for the travel and aviation industry, which is staggering to recover from COVID-19. He said in

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Southwest Airlines Wants Employees To Take Pay Cuts To Avoid Layoffs

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  • Salaries, wages and benefits are Southwest’s largest cost
  • Southwest wants to keep layoffs as the “last resort”
  • Board of directors will take a pay cut until end of 2021

Southwest Airlines (LUV) CEO Gary Kelly said the airline will be able to avoid furloughs and job losses at least through 2021 if union workers agreed to pay cuts, after the government’s payroll protection plan for the airline industry

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12 Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Vacation Home, According to Experts

Editor’s note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure.



a bench in front of a house: The ease of vacation rentals has changed the landscape of lodging, but the process and experience are far different than booking a hotel. Here’s how you can prevent making rookie mistakes.


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The ease of vacation rentals has changed the landscape of lodging, but the process and experience are far different than booking a hotel. Here’s how you can prevent making rookie

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Post-holiday travel tips to avoid headaches on your winter vacation

After preparing, hosting and celebrating the holidays, you may feel the need for a winter vacation, but before escaping to a well-deserved getaway, it’s important to make sure you’re getting the most out of it.

Travel expert Lee Abbamonte shared his best tips for post-holiday vacations including where and how

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Northwestern Ontario residents told to avoid non-essential travel to Manitoba as COVID-19 cases climb

Residents in northwestern Ontario are being warned not to travel outside their region because of a spike in COVID-19 cases in both Manitoba and southern Ontario.

“Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba and southern Ontario, non-essential travel outside of northern Ontario should be avoided,” said Dr. Kit Young-Hoon, medical officer of health at Northwestern Health Unit, in an Oct. 1 news release.

That health unit serves a

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Kyle Shanahan, 49ers trying to avoid lull vs. Eagles after long road trip

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The San Francisco 49ers know what it’s like to hit a lull after a long road trip, and they are trying to avoid doing so this weekend against the Philadelphia Eagles. Head coach Kyle Shanahan joined KNBR on Thursday and shared that he felt it happen twice to his team last season.

San Francisco is coming off a two-game road trip that involved a weeklong stay

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Actually helpful tips on how to avoid makeup transfer on your face masks

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If you are still wearing makeup while in quarantine like me, you’ve definitely had this experience before: You apply your makeup, put your face mask on, and by

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How To Avoid Travel Fees That Could Ruin Your Next Vacation

Travel fees can ruin your vacation. That’s never been more true than now, when vacation time is in short supply and resources are limited. All it takes is a “gotcha” surcharge to screw everything up. But how do you avoid travel fees?

As someone who listens to people complain about their vacations every day, I

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Common mistakes to avoid on your Australia holiday

Hard borders and limited flights mean Australian holiday-makers will be heading off on road trips this summer like never before.

Packing the boot and hitting the open road could be a new experience for many Aussie families — and there are plenty of things novice road trippers don’t know, and hidden dangers they may not expect.

In a survey of around 1000 travellers by communication technology company GME, 95 per

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Avoid Flight Change Fees With These Airlines

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Though the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily halted travel for most Americans, big changes by major airlines could make flying more appealing in the future. Yesterday, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines announced plans to drop domestic change fees—a move that mirrored United Airlines’ own announcement from one day prior. These new policies align with Southwest Airlines’ existing policy, bringing the tally of

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3 Nearby Road Trip Destinations Where You Can Avoid the Crowds

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Unlike popular locales in states to the south and west (see: the Grand Canyon), these areas to the east and north of Colorado won’t be crawling with Subarus.

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Casper, Wyoming

Drive Time: 4 hours

Top Attraction: Independence Rock—a 136-foot-tall landmark that more than

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