Halloween during COVID-19!
Enjoy Halloween activities safely.
Guidelines you should follow to stay safe, help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect others during Halloween.
Take precautions when you’re trick-or-treating:
don’t go trick-or-treating if you’re feeling unwell, have any COVID-19 symptoms or are self-isolating
keep a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from other trick-or-treaters, including when getting treats and passing other groups on the street.
go trick-or-treating with people from your household or with your close social group of up to 10 people
try trick-or-treating in outdoor spaces
wear a mask if you’re trick-or-treating indoors and follow gathering limits
avoid ringing doorbells (gently knock on the door)
don’t trick-or-treat at a place that’s not well lit
don’t trick-or-treat at a place that has a ‘not participating in trick-or-treating this year’ sign
keep conversations short and don’t shout or sing for candy
don’t take treats from a self-serve bowl or container
wash your hands often, especially before putting on or taking off a mask and touching high touch surfaces
take hand sanitizer with you trick-or-treating (with at least 60% alcohol)
wash your hands as soon as you get home from trick-or-treating
follow hand washing guidelines before and after handling and eating your treats (you don’t need to clean, disinfect or quarantine treats)