several people stand on a park path with their arms out, at least 6 feet apart from the next person
Social distancing involves actions taken by the public to stop or slow down the spread of a highly contagious disease, including the cancellation of events that draw crowds together as well as people staying 6 feet away from others at all times. (Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Photo/Hope Charters)

The COVID-19 pandemic has people all around the world staying indoors, whether out of personal choice to avoid the risks or because of government-enacted “shelter in place” policies like those in Illinois and Indiana. But being inside for long periods of time can drive some people stir crazy.

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