It’s time for fall fun — pumpkin patches, outdoor festivals and the biggest of all — Halloween. Trick-or-treating is back this year, however the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your autumnal activities. The American Red Cross offers these steps to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Here are the top tips for parents to keep in mind while getting their kids ready for Halloween this year:
For those planning to welcome trick-or-treaters to their homes, follow these safety steps:
Download the free Red Cross First Aid app for instant access to expert advice in case your ghost, goblin or superhero has a mishap. Use the Emergency app for weather alerts and to let others know you are safe if severe weather occurs. Find these and all of the Red Cross apps in smartphone app stores by searching for the American Red Cross.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
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