If you’re planning to tie the knot someday soon, it’s likely you’ve already had your wedding plans scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of weddings were postponed or canceled outright in 2020, as social distancing measures and quarantines were put into effect nationwide. Brides and grooms, as well as their families, were forced to cancel plans and reservations and, in some cases, quarrel over deposits.
Sadly, many couples-to-be also lost family members over the last year, which is a very painful reality for so many planning this happy occasion. Even if the wedding finally goes on, many cherished relatives and friends will not be there to celebrate. Also, many couples and their families still worry about spreading the virus further.
What Does It All Mean for Future Weddings?
Of course, people are still going to fall in love and, and when they do, many are going to get married. Many of those happy couples will want to throw a big wedding, with many guests and a big celebration. Let’s be honest; that’s what people do. We love celebrating the marriage of friends and family by dancing, singing, and letting loose. Pandemic or not, many people still want to do this, and, frankly, we cannot blame them. Humans are social creatures, and weddings are the ultimate social occasion.
Of course, social distancing at a wedding, unless there are almost no guests, is practically impossible. Indeed, it’s the antithesis of what a wedding celebration is; the opportunity to get close to people you care about most. This boils down to one inescapable fact; if anyone arrives at your wedding infected with the coronavirus, the possibility of spreading the virus is almost guaranteed (even with everyone wearing masks.) To make sure that does not happen, and your family does not suffer a devastating loss, Covid-19 testing for every person who attends your wedding is vital.
Covid-19 Testing is the Best Way to Keep Your Friends & Family Safe at Your Wedding
The best way to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is to test every guest before they arrive. All vendors should be tested as well: photographers, florists, caterers and musicians. Anyone who tests positive would, for safety reasons, be excluded from attending.
While the pandemic still goes on, covid testing is the only way to ensure that the virus does not spread even further because of your wedding celebration. The last thing any bride or groom wants is for a beloved friend or family member to get sick.
Knowing Everyone Has Been Tested Gives Peace of Mind
Many couples have postponed or canceled their wedding in 2020. Not because they were forced to by the state, but simply because they did not want to put their family and friends in danger. Knowing how contagious the coronavirus is, they decided to err on the side of caution.
Today, however, reliable tests are readily available with results provided in 24 to 48 hours. These tests can be sent directly to everyone coming to the wedding, both guests and service providers. Easy, simple, and quick, any adult can safely administer these tests at home. Adult guests and service providers can self-administer the test and easily perform it on their children as well. It is painless and fast and, again, can provide results in 24 to 48 hours.
Covid-19 Testing Lets You Enjoy Your Big Day
Weddings are celebrations people love the most, a day when friends and family get together to celebrate a new chapter and a bright future for the happy couple. The pandemic has taken these sacred celebrations away from us, but with covid testing, we can take them back again. Knowing that everyone attending your wedding is healthy and safe will lift a huge burden off your shoulders and let you enjoy your big day to the fullest.
Health experts worry that, as the pandemic eases, testing will decline. That is problematic as testing has been shown repeatedly to be the absolute best method of identifying and defeating this deadly pandemic. If you plan to get married sometime soon, and you want to make sure your wedding does not become a super-spreader event, please leave your name, and contact information, and we’ll send you our wedding testing recommendations as well as schedule a free consultation to discuss your needs. Until then, we wish you all the best with your wedding plans!