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Hoboken cancels Halloween parade, prohibits block parties, trick-or-treating still allowed

Hoboken cancels Halloween parade, prohibits block parties, trick-or-treating still allowed”

The city will hold its Halloween trick-or-treat hours from 6 to 8 p.m. October 31, but Mayor Frank Jackson's office is encouraging residents not to participate to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

If you don't see your town's trick-or-treat night listed, let us know. If possible, place the candy in the bag for the child, rather than allowing them to pick it out of a bowl.

Do not wear a costume mask over a protective cloth mask because it can be unsafe if the costume mask makes it hard to breathe.

Mask up for Halloween - seems like a no-brainer. "Wearing a cloth or disposable face mask that fits snugly and covers your mouth and nose is still required while wearing a costume, no matter how scary or silly your costume is". Providing hand sanitizer is also recommended.

The guidelines also warn against wearing a costume mask over a cloth mask, which could make breathing hard.

More news: USA unemployment claims increase slightly to 870,000

Adkinson says there will likely be fewer homes handing out candy this year as they ask higher-risk households not to answer the door.

He further stated that his preference is to avoid trick-or-treating, instead suggesting activities such as pumpkin carving and decorating, a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt at home, a virtual costume contest, and coordinating with schools to wear costumes on designated days.

"No haunted houses. No haunted houses", she said.

"We're just giving you clear guidance on how you can do that safely", he said. Click the blue button below to become a supporter of We-Ha.com and our efforts to continue producing quality journalism.



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