thanksgiving

Smaller turkeys expected to be big this Thanksgiving

A lot of Thanksgiving dinners will be downsized this year because of the pandemic, and that may leave Illinois turkey farmers with too much turkey.
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Macy's won't have in-store Santas this year

Macy’s won’t feature Santa Claus greeting kids at any of their stores including those in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco due to rising coronavirus cases. Read more.
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COVID pandemic will lead to ‘horrible winter’ before it gets better, experts warn

With the number of daily coronavirus cases on the rise in the United States, experts are warning the situation could get worse before turning around next year.
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COVID cases likely to surge during 'six weeks of superspreader events' during the holiday season

The holiday season is just around the corner. Find our why COVID-19 cases are likely to surge during the ‘six weeks of superspreader events.’
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Fauci warns Thanksgiving gatherings may need to be ‘sacrificed’ amid COVID uptick

In a new interview, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert said some families may need to consider canceling Thanksgiving gatherings as they could lead to further surges of COVID-19.
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Small household gatherings are helping drive the spike in COVID cases, CDC chief says

Large gatherings have been banned or discouraged since the start of the pandemic in March. But as cases of the coronavirus continue to spike around the country, the CDC is now warning how small indoor gatherings are helping to spread COVID-19.
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Fauci's daughters won't visit him for Thanksgiving due to COVID: 'You're 79 years old!'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is planning on having a socially distant Thanksgiving. Despite wanting to see his three daughters, they have opted not to put their parents at risk. Read more now.
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CDC recommends virtual Thanksgiving to help slow the spread of COVID-19

While families begin to prepare for Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidance on how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Here's why Mariah Carey cancelled Thanksgiving on Monday

We’ve already been hearing about the cancelation of Halloween fun this year, so when Pop diva Mariah Carey tweeted in all caps to her 21.5 million followers that “THANKSGIVING IS CANCELLED,” fans took the official Queen of Christmas’ word for it.
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Is It Safe to Host Thanksgiving Dinner Amid COVID-19?

Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, families will soon have to negotiate how to handle the upcoming holiday season. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a safe Thanksgiving.
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