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Wednesday, October 7, 2020
As of 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, Calhoun County has a cumulative total of 1,503 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to Calhoun County Public Health Department (CCPHD), with a total of 48 deaths attributed to the virus. This information is updated once daily, Monday through Friday, at
Information about Halloween in Calhoun County
Neighbors are carving pumpkins and hanging cobwebs in anticipation of Halloween, and Calhoun County leaders want to share information about celebrating this haunted holiday safely.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention name trick or treating as a “higher risk” activity, and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has tips for if you still choose to participate on Halloween evening, or when you municipality sets trick-or-treat hours.

You can find this information in our new video, available on the City of Battle Creek, Michigan YouTube channel:

Also in the video, and listed here, is information from some of our local municipalities, related to Halloween activities:

  • Albion – Official trick-or-treat hours 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31
  • Battle Creek – No set trick-or-treat hours or Halloween regulations; Battle Creek Police Department drive-thru Trunk or Treat is 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30. Read the Trunk or Treat press release from the City of Battle Creek
  • Homer – Official trick-or-treat hours 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31
  • Marshall – No set trick-or-treat hours or Halloween regulations; NO downtown costume parade or Fire Department candy checks this year

Please call your municipal offices for more information on what’s happening in your area.

For updates from Calhoun County, about County operations and COVID-19 in Calhoun County, visit the County website,

For updates from the City of Battle Creek, please visit

The State’s COVID-19 Hotline is available for anyone who has questions or concerns related to the virus. The hotline is open seven days a week from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 1-888-535-6136. For state COVID-19 information, visit
For information, contact
Lucy Blair, Calhoun County Communications Manager

Jessica Vanderkolk, City of Battle Creek Communications Manager