It’s summer and the patios are opening across parts of Ontario and elsewhere in Canada as COVID-19 safety measures ease.
This follows stores, campgrounds, daycares, hairdressers, schools and more, depending on where in Canada you live.
But reopening can come with a price: parts of the U.S., for example, are seeing a resurgence in coronavirus cases after local businesses emerged from lockdown.
Community Interviews with Moose FM
Here’s how to walk the line between enjoying some of the new services that are available, and keeping yourself and others safe.
1. Decide your risk tolerance
Some places are inherently more risky than others. But what you decide is an acceptable risk might not be what someone else decides.
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“Part of that is an individual decision because risk tolerance is very, very different between individuals,” said Dr. Shelley Deeks, chief health protection officer at Public Health Ontario.
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