Hosting a 4th of July party? Keep these safety tips in mind

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With 4th of July just around the corner, many people are excited to celebrate the country’s independence with friends and family. Large gatherings however come with a natural worry about staying safe when it comes to fireworks, grills, coronavirus, and even pools.

Check out these Fourth of July safety tips below to fun and healthy holiday weekend.

Coronavirus safety

Epidemiologists and public health experts are optimistic about the Fourth of July in areas with high vaccination rates.

"It depends a lot on how much we can get people vaccinated before then," Dr. Anne Liu, an infectious disease physician at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California, told