Tips for trick-or-treating safely during the coronavirus pandemic

Carolyn Menyes

There are a lot of ways, both big and small, that the coronavirus pandemic has changed lives. Schools, travel, work and even the way holidays are celebrated has changed. As the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, it’s not too early to wonder what Halloween will look like in 2020.

How can you trick-or-treat safely this October? The Daily Meal spoke with Dr. Amyna Husain, a physician in pediatric emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins who specializes in disaster preparedness for pediatrics, and emailed with Dr. Gary Reschak, a pediatrician at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital, to see how trick-or-treaters and adults handing out candy can safely handle Halloween.