Feel Good Friday: Pandemic Trick-or-Treating

Carol McCarthy of Palmyra New Jersey loves Halloween, and she will not let COVID-19 stop that. “I’m going a little more over the top than usual. There’s something about this year that I have to try a little harder to keep the magic going.”

This year, Carol will be scattering candy at social distances across her front yard via PVC piping and placing some in Easter egg containers to keep the tradition alive while keeping everyone safe, and this is following a national trend. A church near Cincinnati is offering to hand treats to drive-by families, and you can visit a haunted house has become a haunted drive-thru in San Francisco.

This favorite annual American festivity is being tested by the pandemic, and people are rising to the challenge for trick-or-treating that’s both safe and fun during a pandemic.

Read more about the creative ways that folks are keeping Halloween safe and fun this year at APNews.com.