SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Halloween without trick or treaters, Thanksgiving without travel, Black Friday without crowds, and December without company parties.
COVID-19 will certainly change this year's cheer, but there are easy ways to have a healthy holiday season, if you know how.
Learn what the upcoming holiday season might mean for your family and how you can celebrate safely in ABC7's Building a Better Bay Area: The New Way to Holiday week.
Monday - Health
- Health experts criticize California's COVID-19 testing capacity ahead of holidays
- Expert shares tips for managing holiday stress during pandemic
- South Bay homes create COVID-19 safe Halloween displays for families to visit instead of trick-or-treating
Tuesday - Economy
- Survey shows good, bad news for San Francisco's holiday shopping season
- Traveling for the holidays? Here's 7 tips to get you there safely
- Despite COVID-19, travelers booking trips for something to look forward to
- Here's what holiday travel will look like at Oakland airport amid COVID-19 pandemic
- Here's how Bay Area teachers celebrate holidays during distance learning
- 'Terribly concerned': Why college students coming home for holidays could bring spike in COVID-19 cases
Thursday - Changing Workplace
- Santa visits get a pandemic makeover in person and online - for a safer, more inclusive Christmas
- Holiday ice rinks fall victim to COVID-19 pandemic
- Bay Area charities cautiously restart volunteer programs in time for the holidays
- Virtual activities replace lavish office holiday parties amid pandemic, but promise interactive fun
- Here's how retailers are changing their approach to Black Friday this year
Friday - Race and Social Justice
- Catering companies struggling during pandemic get creative for holidays
- COVID-19 deaths among Latinos remembered in Day of the Dead celebrations across the Bay Area
- How San Francisco's Chinatown is planning to lure locals back for the holidays
RELATED HOLIDAY STORIES AND VIDEOS:
- California releases guidance for celebrating Halloween during pandemic
- California suggests outdoor holiday gatherings with people from 3 households or less
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