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But that doesn’t mean Halloween is cancelled. You don’t need to miss out on the fun. Go big, the big outdoors that is. Or go small. Plan things you can do with those who live with you.
You’ll need to take local health and safety rules into account. Look at the current COVID-19 levels in your community as you make plans for Halloween and other fall and winter gatherings, the CDC says. Remember the basics: mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing. And don’t join in festivities of any kind if you have COVID-19 or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
Here are some safer ways to celebrate Halloween outdoors:
Some activities fall into the CDC’s “moderate” risk grouping. That involves:
In addition to indoor parties and traditional trick-or-treating, the CDC says best skip these high-risk activities:
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