Rethinking your cookout may be a good thing to do. Research has revealed that family gatherings is partially the cause of COVID-19 cases increasing across the country. 44%-48% of new cases have been from individuals attending family gatherings. People are spreading the virus during these event and don’t even know it. As a precaution, always wear your mask, remain at least six feet away from people and continue to use hand sanitizer. As an option virtual meet-ups are best.