Staying safe while enjoying the festivities.
Whatever trick or treat looks like for you and your family this Halloween, here are a few tips to make it safe and fun for everyone.
Check out the list below and additional recommended safety tips from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
What would Halloween be without costumes and candy? While you are safely and responsibly enjoying the evening and keeping your distance, keep these physical distancing practices in mind.
- Stay home if sick
- Trick-or-treat outdoors with people you live with
- Remain 6 feet apart from people who are not in your household
- Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose (even under/over your Halloween mask)
- Hand sanitize (with sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol) frequently while out, especially during
- Key times like before eating or after coughing/sneezing
- Wash your hands as soon as you return home
The traditional Halloween decorations might look a little different this year. Check out these tips to create a safe celebration setup for your neighborhood ghosts and monsters.
- Do not hand out candy if you are sick
- Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose
- Take the Safe House pledge and register as an official Halloween Safe House
- Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of your home and leading to you driveway/front door
- Position a distribution table between yourself and trick-or-treaters
- Distribute candy on a disinfected table to eliminate direct contact
- Wash hands often
- For additional safety tips, visit the CDPHE website.
We thank you for safely and responsibly celebrating this tradition.