Walt Disney World has released a new video showcasing the safety and security measures which will be implemented upon its reopening, along with a COVID-19 disclaimer for all future guests.
Among the details released in the new video:
Disney Springs guests should park in the Orange or Lime Garage. All surface lots will be closed. Guests may also arrive via the Hotel Plaza Blvd pedestrian bridge or via ride share service.
All guests age 3 and older, along with Cast Members and other third-party participant employees must wear an appropriate face covering. Temperature screenings will be performed. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees F or higher will not be permitted to enter, along with members of their party.
Physical distancing measures will be implemented, along with capacity tracking at all shops and restaurants.
Hand washing stations and sanitizer will be available throughout the marketplace. Cleaning and sanitation procedures have been heightened for high-contact areas like elevators, escalators, handrails, benches, tables, restrooms, etc.
Touchless payment systems are highly recommend.
Click below for the complete video:
Meanwhile, Disney has updated the disclaimer on a number of its websites, alerting guests to the risk of COVID-19 when visiting Walt Disney World:
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, our other Guests, and Cast Members. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Walt Disney World Resort.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
By visiting Walt Disney World Resort, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Let's keep each other healthy and safe.
The state of Florida enters a "full phase 1" reopening effective Monday, May 18. Restaurants and retail operations will be permitted to operate at 50% of normal capacity. The governor has invited Walt Disney World and other businesses to submit a plan for reopening, which is subject to approval by state and local leaders.
Disney Springs is scheduled to reopen on May 20. No specific details regarding Disney's theme parks or resorts has been provided at this time.