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COVID-19 Risk Levels

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1 week 4 days ago - 1 week 4 days ago #1 by Justin Kerr
Are you thinking about going out during the COVID-19 pandemic? Keep yourself and others safe by continuing to follow best practices for public health such as social distancing and mask wearing.

The below chart, shared courtesy of Illinois 2nd District State Representative Theresa Mah , spells out the relative levels of risk for contracting or spreading COVID-19 that one might expect at different types of venues. With 9 representing the most risk, and 1 representing the least risk, here's the list of venues and activities:

9 (Highest Risk):
  • Bars
  • Big concerts
  • Sports stadiums
8:
  • Gyms
  • Amusement parks
  • Churches
  • Buffets
7:
  • Playing basketball
  • Public pools
  • Schools
6:
  • Casinos
  • Restaurants - indoor
  • Playgrounds
  • Hair salons, barbershops
  • Pontoon boat rides
  • Movie theaters
5:
  • Home dinner parties
  • Airplanes
  • Backyard barbecues
  • Malls
  • Beaches
  • Bowling
4:
  • Dentist offices
  • Walking in busy downtown
  • Offices
  • Doctor waiting rooms
  • Restaurants - outdoor
3:
  • Grocery stores
  • Camping
  • Hotels
  • Golfing
  • Libraries, museums
2:
  • Walk, run, or bike with others
  • Get car gasoline
1 (Lowest Risk):
  • Restaurants - takeout
  • Tennis

Last edit: 1 week 4 days ago by Justin Kerr.

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