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Trick or Treat 2020

COVID guidelines from the Lucas County Health Department
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On September 24, 2020, the Lucas County Health Department released the following guidelines for Trick or Treat activities in Sylvania and surrounding areas of Lucas County.

Along with Sylvania City & Township, Perrysburg, Rossford, Maumee, and Toledo are also going forward with Trick or Treating on Halloween night, Saturday October 31 2020.

COVID-19 
SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR 
TRICK-OR-TREATING
 

Trick-or-Treaters:
-Perform health screen prior to leaving home - do not participate if feeling sick If living with people who may be at greater risk from COVID-19, please reconsider participating If child is at greater risk of complications from COVID-19, contact your doctor before participating Masks should be worn at all times 
-Stay with family unit and in your own neighborhood if possible 
-Stay six feet away from other families 
-Limit one family at a time when approaching participating houses 
-Use hand sanitizer frequently during collection 
-Collection bag should have a wide mouth to allow for dropping treats inside 
-Do not eat any candy while participating 
-If possible, wipe off candy wrappers with sanitizing wipes (allow to dry) when arriving home and prior to eating candy 
-Wash hands before eating any candy 


Those passing out treats: 
-Do not pass out candy if feeling sick 
-Wash hands prior to passing out treats 
-Masks should be worn at all times 
-If possible, place table or other physical object between you and trick-or-treaters 
-Limit interaction with those outside of your household 
-Prepare goodie bags ahead of time (grab & go) and place at end of driveway or edge of yard Use only prepackaged, factory wrapped items, no homemade-wrapped treats '


Trunk-or-Treat events: 
-Consider setting up pre-registeration and limit the number of participants per time frame Masks should be worn at all times 
-Advertise expectations of the community prior to the event (i.e. social distancing, wearing masks, etc.) Assure distance between vehicles ("Trunks") 
-If able, use physical markings between vehicles and consider one-way traffic 
-Wash hands prior to passing out treats 
-If possible, only attend event(s) in own neighborhood 

 

Those who are at a greater risk of COVID-19 affects, should 
refrain from either trick or treating or passing out treats. 

Safety Guidelines for Trick-or-Treating

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