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LISTEN: How To Stay Safe As New England States Reopen During Pandemic

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Jesse Costa
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WBUR
A server brings beverages to a group of people dining for lunch at Mother Anna’s in Boston’s North End.";s:

Like the country at large, New England states are taking a patchwork approach to reopening during the pandemic. Rhode Island just entered phase three on Tuesday, while most of the other states are still in phase two — meaning we can now go inside a restaurant to eat, more stores can open, and in many states, people can go to the gym. But don’t be fooled, experts say: Reopening does not mean the pandemic is over.

Keith Grant, a senior system director for infection prevention and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Hartford Healthcare Group in Connecticut, spoke to NEXT about steps we can take to try to avoid COVID-19 during this reopening phase.

Listen to the entire episode of NEXT here.