Tuesday, November 24

Entertainment venues to begin reopening this week


On Wednesday, June 10, entertainment venues such as aquariums and zoos, skating rinks, indoor movie theaters and other indoor entertainment centers are permitted to reopen.

The list of businesses, provided by the State of Ohio, includes aquariums, art galleries, batting cages, bowling alleys, country clubs, ice skating rinks, indoor family entertainment centers, indoor sports facilities, laser tag facilities, miniature golf, indoor movie theaters, museums, outdoor playgrounds, public recreation centers, roller skating rinks, social clubs, trampoline parks, and zoos.

Coronavirus: Complete coverage

All businesses must allow customers and visitors to wear facial coverings, except in cases where a visitor has a documented health concern and cannot wear one. Any employees must wear a facial covering.

Businesses are required to specify hours for at-risk populations, as appropriate. They must provide hand sanitizer near high-contact locations and must ask anyone who exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 not to enter. Business owners should work with local fire authorities to establish a smaller maximum capacity to encourage social distancing. 

Food courts must follow guidelines set forth for restaurants and any self-serve food areas should remain closed.