Halloween is a favorite fall celebration in the United States and elsewhere in the world. This year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic poses some challenges for enthusiasts of this holiday. How can you have fun and still stay safe this Halloween?
Halloween is the time of the year when many fall enthusiasts drink pumpkin spice lattes, watch favorite horror flicks, and go trick-or-treating.
Every year, people around the U.S and the world throw costume parties to celebrate this holiday, taking the opportunity to spend some quality time with friends and family.
Despite this, some data suggest that many people in the U.S. have not let the pandemic deter them from their yearly Halloween preparations.
According to a Statista projection from September, planned nationwide expenses for Halloween costumes amount to 2.6 billion dollars. Estimates also indicate another 2.6 billion dollars on Halloween decorations and 2.4 billion dollars on candy.
So how can people stay safe while still enjoying this favorite fall holiday? In this Special Feature, we look at some best practices and offer tips for health, safety, and fun.
We have based our suggestions on official guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).