Social distancing dos and don’ts

What does social distancing look like?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - By now, you’ve heard about social distancing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking all Americans to stand at least six-feet apart from each other to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

WAVE 3 News and social distancing

As we settle into this new normal, there are things you can still enjoy while social distancing yourself, and things to avoid.


  • Take a walk
  • Play in your yard
  • Go for a hike
  • Clean out your closet
  • Read a book
  • Listen to music
  • Enjoy family game night
  • Go for a drive
  • Cook a tasty meal
  • Video chat with friends
  • Binge watch a TV show
  • Call or text a friend
  • Call or text an elderly neighbor or family member
  • Do arts and crafts with your kids
  • Teach younger kids how to do laundry, the dishes and everyday chores


  • Going to the store
  • Playing in the park
  • Picking up medication
  • Traveling for fun
  • Allowing visitors in your home
  • Mass transit


  • Sleepovers and play dates for your kids
  • Gathering in groups
  • Concerts
  • Going to the movie theater
  • Athletic events
  • Crowded stores
  • Malls
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Non-essential travel

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