EYECARE: Coronavirus BRIEFING: The Latest COVID-19 Data COVID-19, College Students and Thanksgiving By Staff Friday, November 13, 2020 12:06 PM With the holidays approaching just about as quickly as COVID-19 cases are rising, many families across the country are wondering if and how their college students can come home safely for the holidays. Is it possible? Is it a good idea? Are there ways to mitigate the risks involved? Last week, The New York Times spoke with Dr. Fauci and other experts to get a handle on how to approach this next hurdle in our fight against COVID.