Halloween "as usual" is not a good idea
October 30, 2020
With a full moon and above-freezing temperatures predicted for Saturday, it might have been the perfect Halloween.
Except we're in the middle of a pandemic and heading into a long cold winter with Covid-19 cases on the rise.
With all that in mind, Raiter Clinic Dr. Ken Ripp said "a hard no" to trick-or-treating as normal.
While handing out candy - with a mask and gloves - is probably not a super high risk for a healthy person with no underlying conditions, Ripp said it is the folks out trick-or-treating that are his biggest worry.
"In my neighborhood, it's big random groups of kids getting...