From the Provincetown Police:
Fall celebrations like Halloween are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety.
Check out these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters
- alphabet letter h - Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. WALK and don’t run from house to house
- alphabet letter a - Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.
- alphabet letter l - Look both ways before crossing the street. Use crosswalks wherever possible.
- alphabet letter l - Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
- alphabet letter o - Only walk on sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.
- alphabet letter w - Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.
- alphabet letter e - Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers.
- alphabet letter e - Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Never accept rides from strangers.
- alphabet letter n - Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.