Adults should accompany young children.
Start trick-or-treating early (daylight) and have a good working flashlight in case you're out as it gets dark.
Only give and accept wrapped or packaged candy and examine all candy before allowing children to eat it.
Make sure children can see well through face masks, or use make-up.
Watch for traffic and obey crosswalk signals. Stay together when crossing streets.
Wear light-colored clothing that's short enough to prevent tripping and add reflective tape or reflective material.
Keep costumed children away from pets; the pets may not recognize the child and become frightened and bite the perceived "stranger."
If driving in residential areas, drive slowly and anticipate lots of pedestrian traffic. Be prepared to see excited kids running back and forth across the streets; they will be focused on things other than watching out for vehicles.
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