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LINN COUNTY, IA – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding ways to keep our traditions can help us maintain a sense of normalcy. While we do not want to discourage the fun, Halloween will look a little different this year. As groups become larger, the risk of spreading COVID-19 increases. Linn County Public Health encourages residents and visitors to follow the recommendations below to enjoy a safe and healthy Halloween.
More safety guidance to navigate Halloween this year such as suggestions while handing out treats to trick-or-treaters and alternative activity ideas are available at https://www.linncounty.org/1466/Halloween-COVID-19. To print out a one page PDF of our Halloween Safety guidance, visit https://www.linncounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/14659/Halloween-Safety.
Linn County Public Health, an agency within Linn County government, serves more than 225,000 residents of Linn County to prevent disease and injury, promote healthy living, protect the environment, and ensure public health preparedness. Learn more at linncounty.org/health or by calling 319-892-6000. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LCPublicHealth and follow us on Twitter @LCPublicHealth.