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Having Fun While Social Distancing

  • 07.13.20
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When Netflix and Chill Isn’t Enough: Fun Things to Do While Social Distancing

For months we’ve been trying to stay sane while social distancing and trying our best to entertain ourselves, family, and friends. How do you keep boredom from setting in? As New York continues to lift restrictions, and more places are opening, you may wonder how you can safely have fun while still practicing social distancing. Here are a few suggestions to help combat the boredom:

Hit the Beach

Have some fun in the sun! Many beaches are opening with space limitations, so if you are going to head to the beach be sure to know the rules of your destination before you leave your home.

Have a BBQ

If you can, get out your grill and have a BBQ with close family while safely social distancing.

Take a Walk

Get outside and get some fresh air! This is a good way to get some exercise, get your heart rate going, and shake off that boredom. Go to your local park and enjoy the scenery. Remember to wear a mask and stay six feet apart. If you are concerned about your allergies, remember you can always visit ModernMD Urgent Care for quick relief.

Get Your Workout On

Tired of sitting around, watching tv, and eating? Get your workout done at home. Check out Youtube for simple at home workout videos.

Play Board Games

Board games are a good way to break up that boredom and get everyone in your household involved. You can challenge each other to a game of Twister, Scrabble or Monopoly.

Whatever you decide to do just remember to have fun and know when and where you can go when it comes to NY state laws on COVID-19 and restrictions.