As with many things during 2020, the way Halloween is celebrated has also been impacted by the pandemic. The Washington State Department of Health has issued Tips for a Safer Halloween.
Public Health - Seattle & King County has also issued guidelines consistent with the fundamentals of COVID prevention: wear a mask, limit close contact with other people, limit touching points, and practice good hand hygiene, which is in line with the Governor’s Safe Start Washington plan.
This year, it is important to plan early and identify safer alternatives to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. The Department of Health is offering the following considerations to help protect individuals and communities.
Regardless how you choose to celebrate Halloween, it is important to keep the following in mind:
To review the full information from both of these public health agencies, click on Public Health – Seattle & King County and Washington State Department of Health Safer Halloween Tips.