Happy (Harm Reduction) Thanksgiving! : Short Wave The safest way to have Thanksgiving this year is to stay at home. But realistically, we know many people will still be traveling to gather with loved ones. So in this episode, Emily and Maddie outline ways to gather as safely as possible. We'll cover best practices for quarantining before the trip, testing, ventilation and food preparation. That way, this Thanksgiving you can pass the turkey, hold the 'rona.

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Happy (Harm Reduction) Thanksgiving!

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Happy (Harm Reduction) Thanksgiving!

Happy (Harm Reduction) Thanksgiving!

Happy (Harm Reduction) Thanksgiving!

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Donald Baffoni holds a 6-month-old turkey at Baffoni's Poultry Farm, which he's raising for Thanksgiving. John Tlumacki/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Baffoni holds a 6-month-old turkey at Baffoni's Poultry Farm, which he's raising for Thanksgiving.

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The safest way to have Thanksgiving this year is to stay at home. But realistically, we know many people will still be traveling to gather with loved ones. So in this episode, Emily and Maddie outline ways to gather as safely as possible — in accordance with CDC guidelines. We'll cover best practices for quarantining before the trip, testing, ventilation and food preparation. That way, this Thanksgiving you can pass the turkey, hold the 'rona.

Find even more guidance with these additional resources:

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Gisele Grayson and fact-checked by Ariela Zebede. Leo Del Aguila was the audio engineer.