Halloween Safety Tips

This year, Halloween will be a special Saturday, with a full moon, blue moon, and daylight savings (extra hour of sleep for the family!). This Halloween will be one to remember for many reasons, but we can still make it a fun one while being safe!

Risk Level By County

2020 Halloween Safety

  • Use the Covid risk level map at Halloween2020.org to establish the risk level in your community.
  • If you can’t go out this year, use some of these tips to have fun at home!
  • Select a small group of friends within your cohort or family members and plan a fun night under the moon!
  • Check out Netflix Party on Google Chrome and watch a spooky Halloween movie with your friends.
  • Set up Candy Stations throughout the house and backyard for your Kids to go trick or treating inside or in the back yard.
  • Set up Candy Stations at the end of your walkway for drive by trick or treating.
  • Create a candy slide to pass candy from inside your home!
  • Take the streets with your furry friends and have a pet parade through the neighborhood
  • Trick or treat in reverse, get dressed up and hang out in the front yard while the adults drive around and deliver candy!
  • Fill a Boo Bag with fun treats and deliver anonymously to your friends doorstep. Your friend can pass it forward by booing someone else!
  • Set up a neighborhood trick-or-treat scavenger hunt with your neighbors. Be sure to adhere to social distancing guidelines!

Trick-Or-Treat Safety Tips

Halloween2020.org put together some guidelines on how to trick-or-treat safely if you’re able to trick or treat.

  • Stay home if you’re sick, and don’t hand out candy if you or anyone in your household is sick.
  • Trick or treat with people you live with
  • Remain 6 feet apart
  • Wear a face mask
  • Use duct tape to set up 6-foot lines in front of your home
  • Position a table between yourself and trick or treaters. Distribute individually wrapped candy or goody bags on the table. Sanitize between trick-or-treat groups.
  • Make sure to wash and sanitize your hands often
  • Be sure to check and inspect candy before eating
  • Check out more guidelines and tips at Halloween2020.org

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