CDC Releases New Guidelines To Help States Re-Open Safely

Today, the CDC released new recommendations for states considering re-opening.

Re-opened CityWalk

The new guidelines are voluntary and lay out some procedures for businesses, offices, childcare facilities, and schools to re-open.

These new guidelines offer “decision tools” to assist different types of businesses plan their re-opening. For example, the restaurant tool offers a flow chart with questions and depending on how you answer, it advises on if re-opening is recommended.

CityWalk Re-Opening

The guidelines suggest marking spots on the floor in restaurants to ensure social distancing and talks specifically about disinfecting and cleaning procedures.

CityWalk Re-Opening

The guidelines addresses the re-opening of schools, youth programs, and childcare programs. They use a similar flow chart “decisions tool” to offer suggestions on when to re-open these, but don’t mandate a specific capacity for program operation.

This past Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci addressed Congress and advised against re-opening too soon. “There is a real risk that you will trigger an outbreak that you may not be able to control,” stated Fauci.

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As we noted earlier, these guidelines are voluntary. Many states and areas are already starting their re-opening procedures. Today Universal CityWalk re-opened and Disney Springs is set to re-open next week, on May 20th.

Will you be visiting Disney Springs when it re-opens? Let us know in the comments.

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