The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health created Halloween 2020 guidance on Saturday that effectively banned the holiday as Americans have celebrated it for decades before subsequently releasing a follow-up that walked back some of the more extreme portions of the guidelines.
“As fall approaches, families start to plan for the upcoming holiday season beginning with Halloween. Since some of the traditional ways in which this holiday is celebrated does not allow you to minimize contact with non-household members, it is important to plan early and identify safer alternatives,” said the department in guidance. “The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health would like to share information on how to take part in this holiday in a manner that reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19. Since some of the traditional ways in which this holiday is celebrated are not permitted this year, consider some safer alternatives that are listed below.”
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