CDC Sets Rules For Halloween 2020 But One Rule Doesn’t Make Sense
As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues, a lot of people have been wondering: "How will this affect our upcoming holidays?"
Well, when it comes to Halloween, you are not going to like the answer.
With just over a month away from the spooky holiday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has publicly announced that they no trick-or-treating, no costume masks and no indoor costume parties or haunted houses should take place this year.
The CDC is labeling all of these activities 'high risk."
The CDC is saying, however, that low-risk activities like carving pumpkins or decorating your own home are completely okay. (Drinking pumpkin beer is probably okay too lol)
For me personally, I understand why the CDC is asking people to avoid trick-or-treating, indoor costume parties and haunted houses.
All three of these activities involve you being in close quarters with a massive amount of people and there would be no way to contact trace if positive COVID-19 cases were to come about.
But why are costume masks being discouraged? All we have been preaching these passed few months is that people need to wear face masks.
Wouldn't a costume that is also a mask function as both?
Even more interesting....the public is not exactly on board.News 12 put up a poll
We still have a little over a month until Halloween arrives so there is time for these rules and stipulations to change but for the most part, I would mentally prepare for a very different Halloween then you are used to.
We will still find a way to celebrate Halloween properly at the Jersey Shore...one way or another.
Take a look at the original article with this announcement at News12.com.