Alcohol and COVID-19 in the Americas
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This fact sheet highlights the relationship between alcohol consumption and COVID-19. Heavy episodic drinking is considered a health risk for COVID-19, and alcohol is used by some to cope with difficult emotions that increased during the pandemic. In addition to outlining why alcohol should not be used as a coping mechanism to deal with stress, the fact sheet addresses misinformation about alcohol in relation to COVID-19 and provides recommendations about alcohol use during the pandemic.
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