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COVID-19 Summer Safety Tips

Vol. 69 No. 1 Pg. 39

Rhode Island Bar Journal

August, 2020

July, 2020

Here are a few tips to help you enjoy outdoor activities safely during a coronavirus summer.

Beach Trips

A Avoid crowding together on blankets, towels, chairs, or under an umbrella.

Avoid community beach toys and floats - bring your own instead.

Wear a face mask and use hand sanitizer frequently.

Skip the sun andsand if the beach is busy.

General Tips

Practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away from people who don't live in your household.

Gather in groups of 10 or less.

Practice good hand hygiene and frequently sanitize high-touch items.

Wear a face mask in public settings.

For trips away from home, pack extra hand wipes and sanitizer gel.

Remember to apply sunscreen to the area underneath your mask to avoid getting a sunburn, and drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated.


Don't share utensils, cups, or snacks - no double-dipping!

Wipe down high-touch surfaces frequently, such as patio tables & chairs.

If you aren't from the same household, consider bringing your own food & drink to avoid transmitting the virus through surfaces.


Carry disinfecting wipes to sanitize community chairs before use.

Remember to social distance and wash your hands once you're out of the water to prevent catching or spreading the virus.

If the community pool is packed, try coming back another day.

Backyard pool parties with people from your...

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