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Halloween 2020 Trick-or-Treat Times and Safety Information

Driving Safely on Halloween

Posted: Oct 26, 2020 9:51 AM
Updated: Oct 28, 2020 2:28 PM

Ashley Moran of the Acadiana Planning Commission , joined News 15 Today to discuss Halloween Safety driving tips. For more information on Halloween safety visit

Photo courtesy of MGN Online

Location                                                          Date                                Time

St. Landry Parish                                             Oct. 31                               6-8PM

Lafayette Parish                                              Oct. 31                               6-8PM

City of New Roads                                          Oct.31                               5-7PM

City of Opelousas                                           Oct.31                               4-6PM

Crowley                                                          Oct.31                           5:30-7:30PM

City of New Iberia                                         Oct. 31                                6-8PM

Social Distancing Guidelines Best Practices

Stay home if sick
Trick or treat with people you live with
Remain 6 feet apart from people not in your household
Wear a face mask covering both your mouth and nose
Hand sanitize (with sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol) frequently while out, especially during key times like before eating or after coughing/sneezing

Homeowners/ Residents
Do not hand out candy if you are sick
Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose
Take the Safe House pledge and register as an official Halloween Safe House
Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of home and leading to driveway/front door-step
Participate in one-way trick or treating
Position a distribution table between yourself and trick or treaters
Distribute candy on disinfected surface to eliminate direct contact
If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after preparing bags
Individually wrapped candy or goodie bags should be lined up for families to grab and go while continuing to social distance
Wash hands often

Stay home if sick
Talk with your children about safety and social distancing guidelines and expectations
Guide children to stay on the right side of the road always to ensure distance
Carry a flashlight at night and ensure your children have reflective clothing
Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose
Wash your hands as soon as you return home
Inspect candy

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