A few tips to help make this Halloween safe

For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, trunk or treating, to a fall festival, and eat yummy treats.

These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety.

Going Trick-or-Treating or Trunk-or-Treating?

Follow these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for your love ones:

Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.

Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. Carry a cell phone for q...