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Experts say: Volunteering is a 'medium risk'

Posted at 12:52 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 16:52:39-05

We asked the experts, what's the risk of volunteering around the holidays?

Their take: volunteering is medium risk.

But the risk gets higher depending on whether the organizers are taking certain safety precautions.

"If the organization that you're volunteering with is taking some precautions, making sure everyone is masking. Hand sanitizer, hand washing availability. I think that goes a long way. And also, just configuring how you're doing it. Volunteering is probably going to help if they have separate stations, whether it's a food pantry or a food packing or distribution thing. As long as you can separate people out a little bit, i think that can be done,"

For more answers on what is low, medium, or high risk, visit newsy.com/slash whatstherisk