Town of Pittsburgh is saying trick or treating

>> YOU’RE TAKING THIS HOUSE HERE, YOU’RE READY FOR HALLOWEEN. It’s a welcome relief to many people in the city. >> I’m pretty excited about it. >> My children are looking forward to trick-or-treating. >> PARENTS WHO WE HAVE TALKED ABOUT OUR HAPPY CONVERSATION AS THE MAYOR SEES IT, TRICK-OR-TREATING IS CONFIRMED BY THE CITY BECAUSE IT IS NEEDED. For therapeutic reasons. COVID-19 HAS USED THE LIFESTYLE PEOPLE. ESPECIALLY WHEN CHILDREN SHOWED IN THEIR HOUSES WITH ONLINE LEARNING. >> It was really tough. We canceled a lot. WE DO NOT DO NORMAL LIFE. >> PARENTS SAID DICKENS HAVE THIS OPPORTUNITY OVER AND AGAIN AND THEY FEELED THE CHILDREN HAVE GIVED A LOT. >> HERE’S THE ADVICE THAT PITTSBURGH TRANSITION ITS NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE – TO WEAR MASKS OF CLOTH AND HALLOWEEN MASKS. USE HAND SANITIZER AND SOCIAL DISTANCE ON SIDEWAYS. >> I think a lot of neighbors are the same way. AT LEAST WE HAVE PROTOCOLS IN PLACES THAT PEOPLE CAN FOLLOW. If it is going to happen in any way, it is better that it happens for sure. >> PEOPLE WILL UNDERSTAND THAT WE ARE ONLY TRYING TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE. These are not penalties. This is the opportunity for our children to actually celebrate Halloween and perform tricks or treatments. >> THE LAST ADVICE AREA OUT OF THE CITY, DO NOT STOP AT HALLOWEEN

Halloween trick or treating hours announced by the city of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s trick-or-treat hours are on Saturday, October 31st, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The city says the COVID-19 trick-or-treat safety measures should be followed this year.

Updated: 6:10 p.m. EDT October 5, 2020

This year there will be trick or treating on Halloween, the city of Pittsburgh announced on Monday, while pushing for COVID-19 security protocols. The news is a welcome respite for parents and children in Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods as the lifestyle restrictions are crippling on the COVID-19. “It was really hard. We canceled a lot. We don’t have a normal life,” says Joanna Heyman. Video above: Halloween Trick-or-Treat Guide from Allegheny County Health Dept.The city’s trick-or-treating hours are on Saturday, October 31, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The city requires the following precautions for trick-or-treating this year: Trick-or-treat only with family members. Wear cloth masks as well as Halloween masks. Wear hand sanitizer. Hand out candy by leaving them outside (no personal or personal interactions at the door). Follow social distancing on sidewalks and as you approach houses where others get candy Mayor Bill Peduto says parents have expressed the need for the trick or treating because so much was taken from children during the pandemic, “which is the thing.” Parents said they asked for their children to have this opportunity again and again. They felt that their children had already given up a lot. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have said that trick-or-treating and costume masks and Door-to-door parties are not recommended this year due to the pandemic. ARCHIVE VIDEO: Snow hits Pittsburgh on Halloween in 1993. Watch it below.

This year there will be trick or treating on Halloween, the city of Pittsburgh announced on Monday, while pushing for COVID-19 security protocols.

The news is a welcome respite for parents and children in Pittsburgh neighborhoods as COVID-19 cripples lifestyle restrictions. “It was really difficult. We canceled a lot. We don’t have a normal life.” says Joanna Heyman.

Video Above: Halloween Trick-or-Treat Guide from Allegheny County Health Dept.

The city’s trick or treating hours are on Saturday, October 31st, from 5pm to 7pm.

The city is calling for the following trick or treating precautionary measures this year:

  • Trick or treat only with family members.
  • Wear cloth masks as well as Halloween masks.
  • Carry hand sanitizer.
  • Hand out candy by leaving them outside (no personal or personal interactions at the door).
  • Follow social distancing on sidewalks and as you approach houses where others get candy.
  • Do not attend indoor costume parties.

Mayor Bill Peduto says parents have expressed the need for trick or treating because they were as much as taken away from children during the pandemic. “What the parents said, they asked for their children to have this opportunity again and again.” They felt that their children had already given up a lot. “

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that door-to-door trick or treating, costume masks and parties are not recommended this year due to the pandemic.

ARCHIVE VIDEO: Snow hits Pittsburgh on Halloween in 1993. Watch it below.

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