Experts Ranking of 36 Activities by Coronavirus Risk Level “Outdoor activities are generally safer, they said, because the virus becomes less concentrated outside and doesn’t get recirculated around like it could indoors. Activities that prevent social distancing – like playing basketball or packing in at a music concert – are also riskier.” Check the whole article for the complete list at the link below. https://www.mlive.com/public-interest/2020/06/from-hair-salons-t…

After four months since my last haircut, I need one badly! The article rates the risk being at a hair salon or barber shop a 6 on a scale of 10, w/10 being highest risk. It’s advised that older people and others at a higher risk for COVID-19 get a first-in-the-morning appointment, which is when the salon or barbershop should be the most virus-free.

Regarding dental appts, some say dentists and staff take precautions, however dental cleanings aerosolizes what’s in your mouth. If someone unknowingly is infected, the virus is going to be aerosolized. I suppose if one if the first appt of the day you would be less at risk. I’m way overdue for a cleaning, but my dentist has yet to reopen. A small practice with an older dentist, I hope he doesn’t close his practice and retires.

Interestingly, the risk level for churches if there is singing, is rated at the same risk level as bars — an 8 on a scale of 10. In California, despite restrictions to limit the number in a religious service to 25% capacity or 100 attendees, whichever is lower, many churches are defying the order.

California Announces Churches Can Reopen, But With Occupancy And Other Restrictions
https://www.capradio.org/articles/2020/05/25/california-announce…

Hundreds of California Churches Plan to Openly Disregard COVID-19 Rules
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/hundreds-of-california-…