From traveling, to visits to the doctor, to grocery shopping, the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way Coloradans go about their day-to-day lives.
Now, as October begins, the virus is threatening to alter one of the most treasured fall traditions: celebrating Halloween.
But Coloradans can still enjoy the holiday while minimizing the risk of catching — or spreading — the virus, according to a Thursday press release from the state health department.
Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, social-distancing and sanitary practices should remain the order of the day, according to the release.
“Coloradans should wear masks that fully cover their nose and mouth, wash hands frequently, and maintain six feet of distance from people outside their household,” the health department advises.
The department asks that anyone who has recently tested positive for coronavirus, has been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, or is generally feeling unwell refrain from