(WTNH) — A lot of students will soon be heading home for Thanksgiving break. 

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More than 11 million Americans have now tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Vice President of Medical Affairs with Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Dr. Dan Gottschall, explains how can families and students can lower their risk of infection in the video above.

More information can be found online.