SSM Health: Things to keep in mind while trick-or-treating this Halloween

MADISON, Wis. — Halloween is just 10 days away, and this year, the CDC has that families should be able to partake in trick-or-treating, but with some mindful precautions. SSM Health Chief Nursing Officer Veronica Scott-Fulton says Halloween is her favorite, and she’s sharing ways that you can celebrate while staying safe.

“Making sure you’re socially distanced, you have your fabulous costume on, and you really watch the proximity as you’re home to come or place to place , “says Scott-Fulton. “You’re very very careful about how close you get to others.”

Scott-Fulton says it’s also good to keep general safety in mind when you head trick-or-treating. If possible, she recommends taking small kids out during daylight hours so that they’re easier to see, and can avoid tripping hazards on the ground. She encourages parents to help kids pay special attention when crossing streets in neighborhoods, and encourages drivers to slow down.

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