How to Safely Celebrate Eid
Guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
■ Do not host or attend large gatherings at mosques, restaurants, or your
home, if possible. If you must, follow these recommendations:
■ Attend or host an outdoor gathering instead of an indoor gathering, if
■ Wear a mask if you are indoors with anyone you do not live with. If
you are in a crowded outdoor space, it is recommended to still wear a
■ Stay 6 feet away from anyone you do not live with.
■ Consider delaying travel, even after you are vaccinated.
■ Every time you travel, you can spread COVID-19 variants to your
community when you return. Help prevent COVID-19 variants from
spreading in your community.
■ Get tested if you are exposed to someone with COVID-19, feel sick, or
Guidelines unvaccinated people should follow:
If you gather with people from other households, remember to:
■ Wear a mask at indoor gatherings. If you are in a crowded outdoor space, it is
recommended to still wear a mask.
■ Stay at least 6 feet away from others.
■ Gather in an area with good ventilation. If indoors, bring in fresh air by opening
windows and doors, if possible.
■ Cover coughs and sneezes, and wash or sanitize your hands often.
■ Write down the guest list in case someone tests positive for COVID-19
afterward and others at the gathering need to know.
■ Get tested at least five days after attending a large gathering.
If you are sick, waiting for COVID-19 test results, or were in close contact of
someone who has COVID-19, stay home and do not attend a social gathering.
Get vaccinated if you are eligible. It is the best way to help prevent getting COVID-
19 and be able to celebrate with community safely.
Guidelines vaccinated people should follow:
If you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and it has been at least two weeks
since the final dose of vaccine (enough time for your body to develop immunity),
you have good protection against illness for yourself.
■ Wear a mask when gathering with anyone who is unvaccinated or when
visiting a household with anyone at higher risk for severe illness from
■ You can gather indoors with smaller groups of fully vaccinated people
without wearing a mask. Avoid larger gatherings.
■ You can gather indoors with unvaccinated people from one other household
(for example, visiting with relatives who all live together) without masks.
■ Do not visit people who have an increased risk for severe illness from
■ You can gather with others outdoors without wearing a mask except in
crowded settings and venues, such as sporting events, outdoor concerts, or
other places where you cannot stay 6 feet from others and you are with
people you don’t know. Recommendations may differ by setting.