Halloween have become more popular in Norway in recent years. Throughout October, stores stock up on anything ghostly and ghoulish, anything orange and black and especially items shaped like a pumpkin, and of course, bags of candy.
This year Halloween will be different. Due to the corona virus many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. Norwegian Institute of Public Health encourage everyone to take precautions.
Halloween Health & Safety Tips:
- Indoor gatherings generally pose more risk than outdoor gatherings.
- No more than 5 guests at private events (inside). Kindergarten and primary schools follow their cohort.
- Stay home if sick.
- Wash or sanitizer hands frequently, especially before eating any treats you acquire.
- Do not hand out candy if you are sick.
- Give out candy with tongs or wearing gloves.
- Make sure all candy is wrapped.
- Leave space between you and other groups to reduce crowding on stairs and sidewalks.
- Reduce number of house visits.
Have fun and stay safe!
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