With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Upshur County, full compliance with COVID-19 guidelines and preventative practices are essential to prevent the spread of this deadly disease.
Many social gatherings, events and activities will take place this Halloween. The Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department strongly advises the public to avoid any Halloween festivities, events, or social gatherings that do not follow COVID-19 guidelines or are not COVID-19 safe.
COVID-19 practices for Halloween activities include:
• Wear a cloth mask
• Indoors and outdoors, stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you
• Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently
For more information on how protect your and your family this Halloween, please visit www.cdc.gov.