Generally speaking, August is the busiest time of the campsite as almost all the campers are going out and enjoying what nature and summer offer to us: fresh air, beautiful view, and sleep under the stars...
But this year is different from any other year as coronavirus pandemic forced us to stay at home for a long time. And even if the blockade has been lifted, we are required to pay more attention to safety and hygiene issues while camping or any other activities.
If you decide to pull out the tent and go camping with your family this summer, what do you need to know before you go?
1. AVOID THE GO THOSE KNOWN CORONAVIRUS HOTSPOTS
You should pay attention to those COVID hotspots, and avoid travel to these spots as COVID-19 is highly contagious.
2. CHOOSE SOLO CAMPING OR CAMPING WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS
Be friendly, but don't Interaction with other people who you are not living with while camping or hiking, which will raise your risk.
Solo camping or camping with your loved ones is a good idea! You can enjoy the fun of camping while reducing the risk infected by him. You can enjoy camping life while reducing the risk of being infected by other people.
3. KEEP AWAY FROM CROWDED AREAS
Keep away from crowded areas, including farmers markets, grocery store, restaurants, other any other unfamiliar communities. You can purchase all the things you need at your regular grocery store, pack everything, and then drive directly from your house to the campsite. Remember to fill up your car with gas.
Singing around a campfire, Shared food, play games...these regular camping activities are not suitable now. Stay away from people you don't know, and choose those spots having fewer people, and cooking and sharing food with people you live with.
4. CLEAN AND SANITIZE YOUR TEMPORARY HOME
If you choose to live in an RV or chalet, it's better to clean and sanitize your temporary home before you arrive.
5. ALWAYS KEEP WEARING A FACE MASK IN PUBLIC
The coronavirus spreads much more easily from person to person, so you need to pack several face masks for yourself and your family, and always keep wearing a face mask in public.
6. PACK HAND SANITIZER AND SANITIZING WIPES
Your camping list should include hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes to maintain good hand hygiene.
During camping, you should continue to follow the same safety practices you would at home, such as avoid touching your face, cover your coughs and sneezes, avoid going to those crowded enclosed indoor spaces, and isolate anyone who shows possible COVID-19 symptoms...
Remember to check and adhere to local government policies before you planning a camping trip. Hope you can have a memorable camping experience this summer!