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July 16, 2020

[Haunt Weekly] Episode 241 - Masks for Haunters

[Haunt Weekly] Episode 241 - Masks for Haunters

It's becoming more and more clear that, if haunts are able to open at all this year, it's going to be with a good deal of restrictions and limitations. Those limitations will likely include masks for actors and customers alike.

While getting...


It's becoming more and more clear that, if haunts are able to open at all this year, it's going to be with a good deal of restrictions and limitations. Those limitations will likely include masks for actors and customers alike.

While getting customers to mask up will be challenging enough, there's also the issue of masking up actors. How do you create masks that work well for a haunt? What types of mask work at stopping COVID-19? How can we ensure that masks are worn and used properly?

That's exactly what we're taking a look at this week as we pour through CDC/WHO guidelines and find ways to apply them in a haunted attraction setting. It's a simple idea but one that took a surprising amount of time to pour through.

This Week's Episode Includes:

Intro
COVID-19 Resources
Last Week's Winner
Question of the Week
Haunt Season 2020 is Going to Be a Mess
Quick Disclaimer
How Masks Work
What Kinds of Masks Work
What About Latex/Silicone Masks?
How to Incorporate PPE Masks Into the Haunt
Suggestions for Affixing Masks to Makeup or Other Masks
Clean Your Masks
Fake ADA Cards
Return to the Weekly Question
Conclusions
All in all, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!