Masks will be required for guests and employees when Disney Parks reopen, and other social distancing measures will be enforced
Earlier this week Walt Disney World Resort reached an agreement with several Cast Member unions about new safety rules that will ensure the health of workers at Disney's theme parks. Among these new rules will be the requirement for all visitors to wear masks when visiting the Disney theme parks, as well as go through a temperature screening before they are allowed to enter. The same requirements will apply to Disney Cast Members, who will be required to wear masks and have their temperature taken every day when they report for work.
This agreement also requires Disney to install clear plastic barriers at all of its cash registers, and encourage touchless transactions to minimize the virus transmission risk to both visitors and employees.
Though we don't know exactly when theme parks in Florida will reopen, with Disney's Cast Member unions setting safety standards for workers in the theme parks and Ron DeSantis giving the go-ahead for parks to begin submitting proposals for reopening, it looks like things are finally moving in a positive direction for the theme parks in Florida with regards to a reopening.
As always, while this situation is evolving, all theme park fans should check out the CDC's official site here, which has information on the virus and how to prevent its spread.
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