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Zoos, museums and movie theaters & other facilities to reopen in Ohio June 10th

Three-week-old giraffe named Kendi, sits as his mother Katie, left, approaches him in the giraffe exhibit at the Dallas Zoo in Dallas, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Kendi was born May 2, while the Zoo was closed due to COVID-19. The Zoo closed their gates to the public on march 13 and re-opened Tuesday to members only for an early preview and will open to the public on Friday, May 29. All guest, including members, wanting to visit the Zoo are required to go online to their website and pay for entry and parking and sign up for a specific entry time slot. The Zoo is limiting guest entry to a maximum of 2,500 visitors a day, with a maximum of 750 in the park at a time. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine released a list of entertainment facilities that will be allowed to reopen on June 10th.

“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.” said DeWine said in a press release Thursday. “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.”

Other facilities that will reopen on June 10th:

  • Aquariums
  • Art galleries
  • Country clubs
  • Ice skating rinks
  • Indoor family entertainment centers
  • Indoor sports facilities
  • Laser tag facilities
  • Public recreation centers
  • Roller skating rinks
  • Social clubs
  • Trampoline parks


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