Can you celebrate Thanksgiving safely with family if you quarantine before?

Dr. Jen Ashton has answers to your coronavirus questions.
2:19 | 10/29/20

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Transcript for Can you celebrate Thanksgiving safely with family if you quarantine before?
It was a beautiful thing to see. We have Dr. Jen Ashton here with answers to your many coronavirus questions. Here's our first one. This is one that so many families are asking and trying to figure out. If families do a two-week quarantine during Thanksgiving, is it safe to be unmasked? This is a great question. If it's done in sterile 100%, rigid fashion, yes, in theory it would be safe. The problem is that you have to go to the store. Someone has to come to your house to deliver food. You might have to quickly run an errand. It's not a true quarantine usually. Then you talk about how many people will be at Thanksgiving. Then you're expecting eight or ten people to do the same thing. Literally seal themselves in their home for 14 days. It's very unlikely logistically to happen. In theory, yes. Stick to masks for now? Yeah. If you really want to be safe indoors, masks at any Thanksgiving dinner when you're not eating. That long table where you're sitting together for two hours, not a good idea this year. Is it important for women after menopause to continue having yearly mammograms? I know you didn't send this one in, T.J. This was not mine. You try to sneak in those last questions. This is an important question.erage age of menopause in the United States is 51. If a woman gets to 65 with no heart disease and cancer, average life expectancy for a woman can be 88. That's a lot of years after menopause. When you see your ob/gyn, which are the primary care physicians for women, the whole body, head to toe, this is really meant to be individualized for older women. When we say older in terms of mammogram screening, it's usually 75 and older. Depends on that women's state of health, life expectancy, family history. It's not one size fits all. When you're talking about menopause, you have plenty of years after that and so breast cancer screening is very important. Great questions today. We thank you to our viewers. You can submit your great questions to Dr. Jen on her Instagram @drjashton. Let's turn to actor and

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