Staying safe on Halloween: From door-to-door to grab-and-go

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state Department of Public Health suggest instead of knocking on doors, neighbors should leave goody bags or candy in a bowl for others to grab-and-go.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2020, 2:22 AM

Updated 1,362 days ago

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The state has some suggestions for how parents and children can celebrate Halloween safely this year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state Department of Public Health suggest instead of knocking on doors, neighbors should leave goody bags or candy in a bowl for others to grab-and-go.
Anyone who plans to leave candy for kids is also urged to have a hand sanitizing station as well.
The Department of Public Health suggests not going out with large groups.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health says families could also consider having drive-by Halloween events if they want to avoid going out.


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