CDC Recommends Steering Clear of Costume Parties & Trick-or-Treating This Halloween
Halloween will have quite a different feel this year amid the lingering concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of writing this article, there is no official mandate on the cancellation of trick-or-treating in New Jersey, in fact, trick or treating is still a go this Halloween, according to Governor Murphy and the NY Post.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released their guidelines for the remainder of 2020, including Halloween and the upcoming holiday season.
According to a report from the Press of Atlantic City, the CDC is recommending putting trick-or-treating and costume parties on hold so as not to further spread the coronavirus.
Going to a crowded costume party this year might not make a lot of sense anyway. However, nixing trick-or-treating is where things get a little tricky for me. I know how I use to count down the days to Halloween when I was a kid, and so did my boys when they were young.
Having to make the call to not allow your child to go trick-or-treating is a difficult one for sure. But honestly, what's been easy about this year so far?
Check back for more updates concerning trick-or-treating this year, especially as we get closer to the big day.
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