Halloween Safety Tips


Children under 10 years of age:

  • Remain with a parent or trusted adult
  • Never talk to strangers, never go into their house
  • Only go to homes where the lights are on
  • Walk, never run
  • Don't criss cross the street going house to house
  • Look both ways before you cross the street
  • Do not eat candy until an adult checks it first
  • Carry a flashlight and wear reflective tape or clothing to ensure visibility
  • Be careful around lit candles and pumpkins

Children over 10 years of age:

  • Bring an adult with you and/or check in periodically
  • Travel with at least 2 friends - Buddy system
  • Wear a costume that is reflective and highly visible - avoid tripping hazards like long flowing costumes
  • Use a flash light and or glow stick
  • Carry a cell phone and/or loose change (money) to make an emergency phone call
  • Never go into a strangers house
  • DO NOT eat any candy until an adult has checked it
  • Don't criss cross the streets to go house to house
  • Go home at the time you are told

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