Once again since the beginning of the pandemic, Mickey Mouse and the rest of the gang are ready to welcome back their visitors.
Disney is ready to take the next steps when it comes to reopening its theme parks. It was announced on Wednesday that their parks are scheduled to reopen for the first time since shutting down due to the spread of the coronavirus.
On July 11th for their Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks, Disney theme parks are planning to begin a phased reopening. On July 15th their Epcot and Hollywood Studios will open.
As you can imagine there will be some safety precautions enforced to make theses reopening’s possible. All employees and guests will be required to wear face coverings and will have their temperatures taken before entering the park.
Any events that result in large crowds, such fireworks, parades, and are temporarily suspended following the reduction of overall park capacity. The theme parks will also incorporate cashless transactions by expanding contactless payments. And there will be more hand sanitizing stations added to the parks as well.
Disney World and Disneyland in Anaheim, CA closed back in March as cases of the coronavirus started to increase.
The plans to reopen Disney World were approved by the Orange County government on Wednesday and it still needs to be approved by Orange County’s mayor and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.