Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2020-10-17 13:08:04 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WKRN) — For many, the decision to do a trick or treat during a pandemic is still in the air.
Many cities in central Tennessee have no plans to regulate door-to-door trick-or-treats, saying it’s up to parents to decide whether or not to participate.
This year, the CDC calls high-risk activities trick-or-treat. If your family is planning to attend, we recommend that you take precautions such as wearing a mask, going out, and providing a carrying bag for children’s sweets.
Cities such as Clarksville, Dixon, Franklin and Murfreesboro say that News 2 trick-or-treat is not regulated and it is the individual’s responsibility to participate. Metro Nashville, Lebanon, and Mount. Juliet says he plans to allow trick-or-treating, but he urges families to take safety precautions.
Mountain Juliet Police will add patrols on Halloween night to ensure safety. Mountain Juliet’s trick or treat time is from 5 pm to 9 pm.
“The CDC has issued guidelines that encourage us to support and, of course, maintain proper social distance, disinfect hands frequently and wear masks. That is very important.” Juliet Police Police captain Tyson Chandler said.
The CDC recommends alternative ways to celebrate your holiday, such as outdoor parades, costume contests, and scavenger hunts looking for treats.
A complete list of CDC guidance can be found here.
(This reflects what TDH reports to the CST at 2:00 pm daily)
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