Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, and relaxation. But for health care workers, it can be one of the busiest days of the year. Dr. Nidhi Kumar, On Call for CBS New York, provides travel health tips and advice for staying safe and healthy during the holiday weekend.
With millions of Americans expected to travel, Dr. Kumar emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, and staying active during travel. Additionally, she encourages travelers to set medication reminders to stay healthy.
When it comes to the feast, Dr. Kumar warns about consuming too much salt and advises staying hydrated. She suggests being mindful of alcohol consumption and offers tips for alternative drinks. To maintain mental health during the holidays, Dr. Kumar provides advice on diet, exercise, sleep, relaxation techniques