Goodness knows 2020 has not been a very kind year so far, aside from the illness and worse caused by the virus, I believe it has been particularly hard on our young people. In agreement with that sentiment a group of Mayors and Village managers met with the Licking County Health Department (LCHD) to find a way to safely offer Beggars Night (Trick or Treat). It was agreed that if possible, we would hold the event countywide on Thursday, October 29th from 5:30pm to 7pm.
Aligning the event in each community will reduce the comingling of communities, which may lead to an increase of COVID-19 cases. In addition, LCHD recommends:
In addition, LCHD asks that participants:
Lastly, I would ask:
People handing out candy to do so from their porch weather permitting or turn on a porch light.
People trick or treating not to knock on doors if there is not a light on.
Mayor, Jim Jasper.
Village of Alexandria