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CDC provides Halloween tips for minimizing COVID-19 exposure

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has provided tips that will help children and adults enjoy a fun Halloween while minimizing exposure to COVID-19.

Safe trick-or-treating 

  • 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
    • Make a cloth mask part of a costume
    • A costume mask is not a proper substitute for a cloth mask
    • Wearing a costume mask over a cloth mask will make it hard to breath, especially when trick-or-treating.
    • Masks should NOT be worn by children under the age of 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing.

Remain at least SIX FEET away from those who do not live with you

  • Indoors and outdoors, you are more likely to get or spread COVID-19 when you are in close contact with others for a long time.

Wash your hands

  • Bring hand sanitizer with you and use it after touching objects or other people.
  • Use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
  • Supervise young children using hand sanitizer.
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds when you get home and before you eat any treats.