The City of Northfield will not be allowing trick-or-treating in the city this year.

In a joint statement, Mayor Erland Chau and Police Chief Paul Newman say the city has decided to heed the Center for Disease Control's recommendation and cancel Trick or Treat activities in the city this year.

The statement indicates the City of Pleasantville has made the same decision.

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Meanwhile, several other communities are holding trick-or-treat, see the updated list here.

Here is the full statement, that was posted on Facebook this morning:

Posted by City of Northfield Police Department on Wednesday, October 7, 2020