CDC Steps to Take when Trick-or-Treating this year!


Halloween children trick or treating holding bag

Many traditional Halloween activities like indoor haunted houses can be high-risk for spreading viruses. Consider alternative outdoor activities when you can. If you may have COVID-19 or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should not participate in in-person Halloween festivities and should not give out candy to trick-or-treaters, Via CDC.gov

Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or influenza. Plan alternate ways to participate in Halloween.

Make trick-or-treating safer

  • Avoid direct contact with trick-or-treaters.
  • Give out treats outdoors, if possible.
  • Set up a station with individually bagged treats for kids to take.
  • Wash hands before handling treats.
    Wear a mask.

The CDC has tons of suggestions – see more!


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