Happy Halloween from Monmouth County
Seasonal health tips and reminders
“Everyone should hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help them see and so that others can see them,” said Freeholder Amy A. Mallet, liaison to the county Health Department “Reminding children of some basic safety tips is one of the best things adults can do to help this Halloween.”
If your children are trick-or treating this Halloween, the county Health Department recommends that they walk in a group or with a trusted adult. Trick-or-treaters should walk on sidewalks or on the far edge of the road facing traffic, use established crosswalks wherever possible and look both ways before crossing the street.
The county Health Department also recommends other keep healthy tips for the fall season:
For more health tips, log onto the Monmouth County Health Department Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com or log onto the Center for Disease Control Web site at www.cdc.gov for healthy Halloween information.