Gov. Murphy: Halloween still on in New Jersey, but things will have to be done carefully

Gov. Phil Murphy says Halloween is still on in New Jersey after officials in Los Angeles banned door-to-door trick-or-treating due to coronavirus.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2020, 11:47 AM

Updated 1,316 days ago

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Gov. Murphy: Halloween still on in New Jersey, but things will have to be done carefully
Gov. Phil Murphy says Halloween is still on in New Jersey after officials in Los Angeles banned door-to-door trick-or-treating due to coronavirus.
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Gov. Murphy says it's not going to be a normal holiday, and things will have to be done carefully with protocols in place to keep everyone safe.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health banned door-to-door or car-to-car trick-or-treating for Halloween, saying it would be very difficult to maintain social distancing on porches and at front doors.
Officials say such activities pose too much of a risk for spreading COVID-19.
The department of public health also banned Halloween parties, carnivals and haunted houses.
Only events in which people remain in their cars will be allowed, such as pumpkin-carving or costume contests, as well as car parades and drive-thru attractions.


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