Celebrating Holidays Safely

WA State Department of Health: Safer Gatherings

  • Gathering in groups—even with people we know—may spread COVID-19. The more people we interact with at a gathering and the longer that interaction lasts, the higher the risk of becoming infected.

    The safest action, especially if you’re in a high-risk category, is to avoid gatherings and find different ways to celebrate. This site includes ideas for how to gather virtually. If that’s not an option, below is a checklist to help plan a safer gathering.

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Jefferson County Halloween Tips (PDF) 

  • WA State Department of Health: Tips for a Safer Halloween (PDF)
    • Many of the traditional ways in which we celebrate Halloween involve contact with non-household members in large group settings. This year, it is important to plan early and identify safer alternatives to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
  • CDC: Halloween
    • Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween. 

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