Halloween fast approaches, and with the pandemic still in affect…what’s the plan for Linn County?
Linn County Public Health has announced safety guidelines when it comes to Trick-Or-Treating in the neighborhood this year. Keeping you and your kids safe while getting all the Reese’s Cups your kids can get for you…that’s how that works right?
From KCRG-TV-9: The county did not ban trick-or-treating, but is recommending residents and visitors avoid large gatherings. In particular, it recommended avoiding haunted houses and indoor celebrations.
Other recommendations include:
- Stay home if you are sick or have been in contact with someone who is sick with COVID-19, or similar symptoms.
- Bring hand sanitizer (containing at least 60 percent alcohol) and use frequently while out and about.
- Do not go trick-or-treating or hand out candy if you are sick.
- Only go trick-or-treating with those from your immediate household.
- Maintain six feet of physical distance from those outside your household. Parents are recommended to discuss safety and physical distancing practice ahead of time.
- Wear a face mask that covers both the mouth and the nose, either over or under a Halloween mask.
- Stay on the right side of the road and use a flashlight or glow stick when trick-or-treating at night.
- East treats at home after parents have inspected all candy.
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Linn County Public Health released its trick-or-treating recommendations ahead of Halloween.