Celebrate Halloween Safely

Safety is top priority for this year.  Follow these guidelines from halloween2020.org to ensure a safe experience for everyone. 

1. Take the Safe House pledge and register as an official Halloween Safe House​. Get the pledge here >>

2. Don’t hand out candy if you are sick​.

3. Wear a face mask covering both your mouth and nose​.

4. Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of homes and leading to driveway / front door-step​.

5. Participate in one-way trick or treating​:

  • Position a distribution table between yourself and trick or treaters​
  • Distribute candy on a disinfected surface to eliminate direct contact​
  • If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after preparing bags​
  • Individually wrapped candy or goodie bags should be lined up for families to grab and go while social distancing​

6. Wash hands often​.

Learn more about Halloween2020.org.

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Trick or treat with people you live with​
  • Remain 6 feet apart from people not in your household​
  • Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose​
  • Hand sanitize (60% alcohol) frequently while out​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​

Parents 

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Talk with your children about trick or treating safety​
  • Guide children to stay on the right side of the road and ensure social distance​
  • Carry a flashlight ​
  • Wear a face mask covering both mouth and nose​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​
  • Inspect candy
  • Limit the amount of friends and family in attendance​
  • Use your garage, front/back yard or cul-de-sac (preferably open-air space) ​
  • Have socially distanced chairs/tables/blankets 

Check out Halloween2020.org to learn more.