Details: 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. Start with a visit to the pumpkin patch, then decorate your pumpkin. Arizona will invest $25 million to bolster hospital staffing in the midst of rising cases nationwide and reward frontline medical workers for their dedication. "Please be sure to wash or sanitize your hands often.". Iowans met that challenge in big way. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Officials say all are quarantined away from others. Madonna, often addressed as the ‘Queen of Pop’, is one of the most popular international artists. While there are many similarities to the CDC recommendations, some states have variations on the guidance, and some have been more lax on the issue, with some offering no guidance to trick-or-treat during COVID. Guillermina Jiménez Chabolla (born 16 August 1930), known professionally as Flor Silvestre, is a Mexican singer, actress, and equestrienne. Watch a scary movie: These might be best to watch after the kids go to sleep — media critic Bill Goodykoontz ranked the 31 scariest horror movies of all time and found out how they can be streamed online. Instead, consider using a Halloween-themed cloth mask," the guidance reads. Down the street, Kayla Cook agrees She plans to still decorate and host family and friends, saying handing out candy can be decided on your level of comfort. The talented artist has uncountable awards to her credit. The Iowa Department of Public Health provided similar alternate activities as well as guidance for parents, community members, and event/attraction operators in a document. You can read those recommendations HERE. “We hope you continue to gather in small, safe groups to celebrate, but we are discouraging trick-or-treating in the neighborhood,” the board said in the email. The Chandler Ostrich Festival, one of the first major events in the Phoenix area to be canceled due to the new coronavirus pandemic, has been rescheduled for Halloween weekend. Or brainstorm your own creative ways to maximize fun and safety. It included recommendations for preparing to go out, while taking part in activities and preparing for trick-or-treaters. Gov. ), staying 6 feet apart & keeping groups small. Activities include taking a photo with a colossal pumpkin, adopting a pumpkin from the patch, chowing down in a pumpkin pie-eating contest, enjoying gourmet food trucks and Haunted Happenings for kids. Health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and... PHOENIX – With Thanksgiving and the arrival of winter visitors drawing near, Gov. According to the latest updates, the governors of Iowa and North Dakota ordered residents to wear masks. Fox 17 reported that Nashville officials shared similar guidelines to the CDC. More tips #Vermont While it does not include specific guidelines for Halloween, it does cover social gatherings and events. Collaborating with Canadian clothing company, Reitmans, she released a clothing line for fashionable working women in November 2016. While not Halloween specific, the Minnesota Department of Health has provided guidance on holiday celebrations for COVID, with links to CDC recommendations. Reach the reporter at or at 602-444-4968. A Preston County health officer recommended against gatherings in a statement to WV News. In the post, the DHS advised against traditional trick-or-treating and large gatherings and provided various alternatives. But on Monday, experts attending a meeting of an advisory committee to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stressed that Americans who receive the vaccine should not be surprised if they feel under the weather for a few days afterward. The email sent to residents lays out the compromises: sign up for a neighborhood only trick or treating session on a separate date and don’t hand out candy on the 31st. All rights reserved. While the state hasn't released its own guidance, according to Today, a few individual cities have provided their own, which links to the CDC or provides similar recommendations. Should Halloween 2020 be cancelled, given that the coronavirus pandemic is still wreaking havoc and disrupting our lives? The DHS suggests celebrating Halloween at home as a safe alternative to hosting a costume party or trick-or-treating. Trick-or-treaters should wear cloth face masks, maintain social distancing, avoid contact with high-touch surfaces such as doorbells and use hand sanitizer frequently, DHS Director Dr. Cara Christ wrote in a blog post. By Anushree Dave. If you have an event that you would like News 4 Tucson to add to the list, email There are several safer ways to make candy available to trick-or-treaters, according to various health agencies. But, Spooky Season 2020 is still happening.