We all know that Halloween will be celebrated a little differently this year than in previous years. The City of Crescent City put together the following information so that our residents will be able to make the best decision for their family regarding the Halloween activities they choose to participate in for 2020.
Steps to Take When Trick or Treating
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. CDC has a new webpage that features new ways of trick or treating and other Halloween activities. Check out the tips below:
Steps to Take for Other Halloween Activities
Enjoy Halloween activities and take steps to protect yourself from getting or spreading COVID-19. Learn more at the CDC's website and check out the tips below:
Holiday Celebration Tips
Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween. 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.
The current COVID-19 risk level for Putnam County is Orange. Celebrate safely by selecting one of the Yellow Zone activities listed below and adhere to the Halloween safety guidelines in alignment with the CDC social distancing recommendations.
Learn more: https://www.halloween2020.org/
Safe Kids Worldwide has created this list of safety tips for Halloween.
Learn more: https://www.safekids.org/tip/halloween-safety-tips