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While planning your Halloween activities and choosing costumes for your children, keep in mind some safety tips to avoid injury.

According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than any other day of the year. There is also an increase in burns and falls during Halloween activities. Make note of the Safe Kids Halloween Safety tips.

To avoid falls from cumbersome costumes, dangerous treats, and risky activity on Halloween night, the Alabama Department of Public Health recommends parents and children follow these safety tips.