How to stay safe in downtown Nashville hotel room

NEW ORLEANS — If you’re thinking about going to a downtown Nashville-area hotel, here are some tips to get you and your loved ones to stay healthy and protected.

Here are a few things to keep in mind as you plan your trip:• Make sure your hotel room is a “quiet room” where you can relax and chill out in a comfortable, air-conditioned space.• Check to see if your hotel has indoor plumbing.• Keep your eyes open for any signs of illness or a contagious disease.• Consider your travel companions to be close by if you plan to stay with a group.• Avoid going to any area with heavy crowds, or people who are intoxicated.• Make your plans for a nightcap at a nearby hotel and get a taxi to your destination before you arrive.• If you plan on staying in a hotel, ask if they have “quiet rooms” for hotel guests.• Always check to make sure there is a designated area for people in wheelchairs, people with disabilities, people in the elderly, or anyone who needs a break.• Stay in a room that is air-tight, with a vent that’s not too loud, and has a toilet.• Use the restroom at the designated restroom closest to your room.• Take your time to make a plan.• Ask your hotel for the current and previous hours of operation and the current security screening policy.• Get a map of your hotel before you leave.• Don’t leave your room unattended in your hotel.• Do not leave any packages, food, or medications in your room or anywhere in the hotel.