There is a big concern among health officials that the recent protests against police violence could prompt a spike in the number of cases in several weeks. Social distancing becomes difficult in tightly packed crowds, but there are other things you can do to reduce your risk and still show up to protest injustice. Jack Caravanos is a public health expert at New York University. He said make sure to protect your respiratory tract. "The key is of course to keep your mask on," Caranavos said.