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October 2, 2020
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Health Department Outlines How to Celebrate Halloween Safely

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department today provided guidance for the safe celebration of Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Basic COVID-19 health measures must be followed during the holiday:

If you are sick, stay home and don't prepare or distribute treats. Older adults, especially those with underlying health conditions or who are at a higher risk for COVID-19, should consider not participating in activities. Additional Health Department recommendations include:


Handing out Treats

Trunk-or-Treat Events

Neighborhood Halloween Celebrations and Parties

Pumpkin Patches

Haunted Houses

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Resources for a safe and fun Halloween

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