Safety Tips for a Healthy Summer Vacation

Updated: Jun 24, 2020

Mountain Hiking Trail
Path to a Healthy Summer Vacation --- Harry Strharsky

Photo: Harry Strharsky

Throughout last year and until the coronavirus pandemic hit, a “staycation” was all the rage. But now after three months and more of self-quarantine and a surge in business re-openings, many people are asking themselves whether they should risk taking a family vacation this summer or not.

Itching to get away somewhere and somehow, many are examining their options:

Travel By Sea

Cruise Lines International Association, a trade association for the cruise industry, has announced that its member cruise lines have extended suspension of U.S. cruise operations until September 15 this year because of coronavirus concerns. Scratch one convenient option.

Travel By Air

Commercial Jet Liner in Flight
Air Travel --


Air travel with people in confined space seating for an extended period-of-time, and planes designed to pack as many people into an aluminum tube as possible, with no consideration for social distancing, seem to be a breeding ground for airborne infections. Air travel is further complicated b