Florida Lifts Pandemic Restrictions, Disney World Responds - Inside the Magic
|Inside the Magic 03 May 2021 at 23:22|
Operating any business during the pandemic has been a learning curve, as these times have been highly unprecedented. In the United States, the state of Florida has had a tough battle against COVID-19, however, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has allowed the state to operate with relatively close to “normal,”
This is opposite to what we saw in California for around. California Governor Gavin Newsom has had strict COVID-19 measures in place, which affected Disneyland Resort’s ability to reopen. The Disneyland theme parks only just reopened on April 30 after the
Now, it has been confirmed that Governor DeSantis is planning on removing all COVID-19 mandates from the state. According to CBS :
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is taking executive action to suspend all local COVID-19 emergency mandates immediately and is issuing an executive order to outlaw all local COVID-19 emergency mandates in the state effective July 1.
CBS also reports today that the Florida Governor said his administration wants people to “enjoy themselves” and “live freely in the state of Florida.”
Disney World has already been allowed to operate at a capacity higher than 35% and eliminate other pandemic-era restrictions from the theme parks, but as a private company, has chosen to not do so. This new update from the State of Florida allows companies to no longer require social distancing and face masks, and many have been waiting to see if Disney would be changing their rules and regulations.
Now, when logging into the My Disney Experience app, Guests may see a notification with a response. Here at Inside the Magic, we have seen a couple of different variations of the message in terms of look, which we will share with you below.
On an iPhone, the notification appears like this:
We are aware of the state of Florida’s plans announced today to modify COVID-19 guidelines. We will evaluate this latest guidance and maintain our current health and safety measures at this time, including face-covering requirements. We will continue to make thoughtful adjustments to our policy. As COVID-19 vaccines become more available, we encourage people to get vaccinated.