Halloween Safety

Have a Spooktacular, Safe Halloween!

As you hit the street to trick or treat help make this Halloween safe and happy by following these safety tips:






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Safety Tips

  • Don’t use candles in jack-o-lanterns, luminaries or other decorations
  • Avoid costumes with long trains or  billowing fabric
  • Carry a flashlight while trick-or-treating
  • Keep exits clear of decorations
  • Keep dried flowers, cornstalks and  crepe paper away from lamps and other heat sources


Safety Tips From The CDC:

  • Swords, knives, and similar costume items should be short, soft, and flexible.
  • Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
  • Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.
  • Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them.
  • Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you.
  • Always test make-up on a small area. Remove before bedtime to prevent irritation.
  • Look both ways before crossing the street. Use crosswalks wherever possible.
  • Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
  • Only walk on sidewalks or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.
  • Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid trips, and falls.
  • Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid homemade treats unless you know the cook.
  • Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Otherwise, stay outside.
  • Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.


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