How to Stay Safe From Coronavirus While Eating Out: Restaurant Advice From an Infectious Disease Expert

Updated June 19, 2020

Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, published an article featuring tips on how to stay safe from coronavirus while eating out. “Menus are a bit more problematic, depending on the material. Plastic menus could be disinfected. Disposable menus would be more ideal,” Russo writes. “Remember, even if someone touches a surface that has infectious virus, as long as they don’t touch their mouth, nose or eyes they should be safe. So, when in doubt, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.”