Reopening Ohio: June 10 Is Restart Date For Many Venues, Including Zoos, Movie Theaters, Playgrounds, Museums!

WTOL.com, Posted June 11th 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday announced the reopening of certain facilities including certain entertainment facilities with health and safety restrictions.

Entertainment venues listed below may open beginning June 10 if they are able to follow Retail, Consumer, Service & Entertainment Guidelines and other applicable additional guidance:

  • Aquariums
  • Art galleries
  • Country clubs
  • Ice skating rinks
  • Indoor family entertainment centers
  • Indoor sports facilities
  • Laser tag facilities
  • Movie theaters (indoor)
  • Museums
  • Playgrounds (outdoor)
  • Public recreation centers
  • Roller skating rinks
  • Social clubs
  • Trampoline parks
  • Zoos

“As I’ve said, Ohioans are able to do two things at once. We can continue to limit the spread of COVID-19 while we safely reopen our economy. It is up to each of us to do what we can to keep each other safe and choose to keep six feet of social distance, wear masks, and maintain good hand hygiene,” DeWine said. “The threat of COVID-19 remains and while it’s our responsibility to keep each other safe, business owners and employees should do their part to ensure customers visit safely, by cleaning and sanitizing surfaces regularly.”

Day camps and residential camps may open at any time.  

There was no word on when Ohio’s amusement parks could reopen, including Cedar Point in Sandusky. 

Health orders will be posted on coronavirus.ohio.gov when available, the governor’s news release said. 

Additional information and sector-specific operating requirements can be found on the Responsible RestartOhio page coronavirus.ohio.gov/ResponsibleRestartOhio.

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