Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Grace Yum, shows us how to protect our teeth from all the Halloween candy we'll be accumulating over thenext few days.
As Halloween swiftly approaches, county officials are doing their part to encourage a safe environment for trick-or-treaters.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office suggested the following:
These tips came after the department decided to keep a sharp eye on sex offenders during Halloween festivities. Since 2010, sex offenders living in Cook County have been required to check in with detectives and comply with random checks at their homes.
The sheriff isn't alone in promoting Halloween safety. Cook County Health and Hospitals System offered some additional pointers about staying healthy:
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation also recommend that people avoid wearing colored contact lenses as part of a costume. Officials said they could cause scratches, infection and even blindness without a proper fitting.
Since there's a chance of rain Thursday, trick-or-treaters might want to carry an umbrella. They should also be mindful while walking to avoid slipping in puddles.