Since a closure of all resorts and properties on March 15, Disney has announced it will be welcoming guests back to theme parks throughout July. However, with this news the parks have announced a series of strict social distancing measures.
When the US parks in California and Florida open again on July 17 and 15 the “enhanced health and safety measures” including mandatory face coverings and socially-distanced roller coasters will put a strain on their claim as the “happiest places on earth”.
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The steps outlined will include:
• Mandatory face coverings for cast members and visitors.
• Hand-washing stations and physical barriers have been installed.
• Reduced ride and park capacity to enable physical distancing.• Signage in place to help guests “move responsibly throughout the property.”
• Temperature checks at the entrance to Downtown Disney District and theme parks.
• Daily health screenings and temperature checks for cast members.
• Tickets and other purchases will be cashless where possible, with mobile orders expanded to reduce staff / guest interactions.
• Shows and meet-and-greets with Disney characters will not resume, however characters will be present.
• No more single-rider line and FastPass+
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