Tips to make sure you have a safe Halloween

Published: Oct. 30, 2017 at 2:39 PM CDT
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Halloween is just one day away and while it’s time to dress up and get some Halloween treats, it can also be a dangerous day.

Medical officials want to make sure you have a safe holiday and avoid a trip to the emergency room.

Safety experts are reminding parents to makes sure all costumes, wigs and accessories are fire resistant and to avoid masks which can obstruct vision.

If children are allowed out after dark, make sure to put reflective tape on their costumes and bags, so they can be seen when they are walking.

It is also important to teach your kids to never enter into a stranger’s home or car.

Also, tell your kids to travel in familiar and well-lit areas and stick with their friends.

Furthermore, when buying Halloween make up make sure it is non-toxic and always test it on a small area and remove it before going to bed.