A Halloween How-To: COVID-19 edition



Creative ideas, expert information and suggestions from community members on how to celebrate this year

CLARK COUNTY — October is nearly over and the traditions of Halloween are up in the air for many across the region as the coronavirus pandemic rages on.

Not to fear though, the spookiness is not canceled, only modified. 

October is nearly over, and the traditions of Halloween are up in the air for many across the region as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Not to fear though, the spookiness is not canceled, only modified. Photo illustration by Mike Schultz

Multiple cities, including Battle Ground and Washougal, have adapted their annual Halloween and Harvest festivals to adhere to pandemic-related guidelines. When it comes to safe trick-or-treating, Clark County Public Health (CCPH) has provided some tips and ideas.

The folks at Porch.com also have put forth some creative ideas on how to stay safer and still have fun with your family and community. 

“Halloween may feel a little different this year, but with a little care and creativity, we can all celebrate the holiday safely,” said Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, Dr. Alan Melnick, in a release.

CCPH is recommending folks celebrate at home with people who all live together. Scavenger hunts at the house, scary movie nights, virtual costume contests, and decorating the outside of the house are all suggestions from CCPH that have gained traction with community members.

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