These Are the High-Risk Halloween Activities to Avoid During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated October 26, 2020

Mark D. Hicar, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is quoted in multiple stories about high-risk Halloween activities to avoid during the COVID-19 pandemic. “If you do have a high-risk person who you visit, I would plan on avoiding visitation for 14 days after Halloween activities that involve people outside your household to make sure no symptoms develop,” he said.