Trick-or-Treat Guidelines: Halloween 2020

Since some of the traditional ways in which we celebrate Halloween does not allow you to minimize person to person contact, the Village would like to like to share information on how to take part in this holiday in a manner that reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate Halloween it is important to keep the following in mind:


TRICK OR TREATERS:

❖ Stay home if sick
❖ Trick or treat with people you live with
❖ Remain 6 feet apart from people 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

PARENTS:

❖ Stay home if sick
❖ Talk with your children about safety and social distancing guidelines and expectations
❖ Guide children to stay on the right side of the road always to ensure distance
❖ Carry a flashlight at night and ensure your children have reflective clothing
❖ Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose
❖ Wash your hands as soon as you return home
❖ Inspect candy

HOMEOWNERS:

❖ Position “Trick-or-Treaters Welcome” Sign in the front window or door of your residence
❖ Do not hand out candy if you are sick
❖ Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose
❖ Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of home and leading to driveway/front door
❖ Position a distribution table between yourself and trick or treaters
❖ Distribute candy on disinfected table to eliminate direct contact
❖ Wash hands often