Halloween is expected to be a lot more fun for many kids this year.
Director of the Centers for Disease Control Dr. Rochelle Walensky said kids should be able to trick-or-treat outside safely.
“I wouldn’t necessarily go to a crowded Halloween party, but I think we should be able to let our kids treat themselves in small groups,” said Dr. walensky. Take on the nation.
This statement contrasts sharply with the CDC’s 2020 position.
It declared trick-or-treating to be a high-risk activity last year.
COVID-19 vaccines weren’t yet available, and the country saw an increase in cases before the winter wave.