Health care officials offer advice for Memorial Day celebrations

WATCH: Health care officials offer advice for Memorial Day celebrations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health care officials offered advice for Memorial Day celebrations.

During Memorial Day, it's pretty common to have people gathering around the grill making hot dogs or burgers, but doctors want to make sure you keep that six feet distance away.

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Another piece of advice was to use disposable cups. Stay away from items like water pitchers because usually everyone touches the handle.

It’s also a good idea to use plastic forks and knives because you don’t want to share utensils when you are serving food.

Also spray and wipe down the chairs before and after everyone leaves the gathering.

Health experts recommended wearing a mask whether you are inside or outside.

But if you decide you don’t want to wear a mask make sure you keep a six-foot distance.

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