Halloween Safety Tips

Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or influenza. Visit this helpful CDC page for tips on participating in Halloween activities. Together, we can help stop the spread.

General Safety Tips

  • Always accompany your child when trick or treating
  • Check children’s candy before they eat it
  • Don’t accept candy that is not commercially wrapped
  • Go to houses that are well lit and avoid dark areas
  • Look both ways before crossing a street

COVID 19-Specific Tips

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests wiping down the candy packaging before letting the child eat anything or let it sit for a couple of days.
  • The City of Rosenberg is not enforcing any restrictions when it comes to trick or treating.
  • If you are sick, please stay home.
  • Refrain from letting kids grab candy, instead, let the homeowner place the candy in their bag.
  • We recommend everyone wear a mask while trick or treating.
  • We recommend following the CDC guidelines. The CDC classifies trick or treating as a “High Risk” action.