Halloween 2020 will be different, with people asked to stay at home except for essential reasons. Trick-or-treating will not be possible this year as the CDC says trick or treating is considered high risk during COVID-19 because of close contact and proximity to others.
Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween, so check out some at home ideas for this spooky season that young children will enjoy without needing to mix with other families.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention safer Halloween activities include:
While it’s a fun time for children and their families, Halloween also presents dangers that other celebrated occasions do not. To help reduce accidents, our health and safety team has documented some tips to help everyone stay safe and enjoy the holiday.
Safety tips for costumes:
Safety tips for motorists:
Have a safe, fun Halloween. Practice our tips and enjoy the holiday.