As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, healthcare professionals are bracing for one of the busiest days of the year. CBS New York correspondent Dr. Nidhi Kumar shares her travel health tips and advice on how to stay safe and healthy during the holiday weekend.
Dr. Kumar emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, and staying active while traveling. She encourages travelers to set medication reminders to ensure they don’t miss doses while on the go.
When it comes to feasting, Dr. Kumar cautions against consuming too much salt and advises staying hydrated. She suggests being mindful of alcohol consumption and offers advice on alternative drinks.
To maintain mental health during the holidays, Dr. Kumar offers advice on diet, exercise, sleep, relaxation techniques and helping others. The CBS New York team invites viewers to watch Dr. Kumar’s full interview for more tips on how to stay healthy during the Thanksgiving holiday.