Walt Disney World updates mask policy with reference to the COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 29, 2021 in "The Walt Disney Company"

Disney has updated its health and safety policy at the Walt Disney World theme parks to clarify that those guests who have received a COVID-19 vaccine are still required to wear a mask.

The updated policy reads:

Face coverings are required for all Guests (ages 2 and up) and Cast Members, including those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Please bring your own face coverings and wear them at all times, except when dining or swimming. You may remove your face covering while actively eating or drinking, but you must be stationary and maintain appropriate physical distancing.

All face coverings (whether disposable or reusable) must:

  • Be made with at least 2 layers of breathable material
  • Fully cover the nose and mouth and secure under the chin
  • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
  • Be secured with ties or ear loops and allow the Guest to remain hands-free

At this time, based on guidance from health authorities, neck gaiters, open-chin triangle bandanas and face coverings containing valves, mesh material or holes of any kind are not acceptable face coverings.

Costume masks are also not considered appropriate and are prohibited from being worn, in alignment with our existing rules.

Face coverings may have an integrated transparent plastic panel to aid in viewing the wearer’s mouth. These face coverings must:

  • Be a fabric face covering featuring a solid plastic panel containing no openings that is attached to the fabric on all sides using tight knit stitching
  • Meet all face covering requirements listed above

The use of face coverings is not a substitute for physical distancing.

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Article Posted: Jan 29, 2021 / 12:36pm ET
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DisneyDebRob35 minutes ago

Someone started posting here again.. I’m guessing that’s it.

Lilofan48 minutes ago

As the words and music of the late great Rasta himself Bob Marley instead of "No Woman No Cry " it will be " No Virus, No Cry ".

Tom P.5 hours ago

Liberal think tank? Have you read a post by @CaptainAmerica?

Chomama6 hours ago

In all seriousness, why do you come back here? You seem to disagree with most regular posters and come across as looking to argue or put down. Tone can be hard to read so I am trying not to assume anything. You say yourself the level of antagonism increases when you post so I’m not clear on what the point of it is

hopemax6 hours ago

They just announced it yesterday. They thought July was just a little too soon for an in person event like that. So virtual this year, and should be back to long lines hoping for tickets to Hall H next year.

LUVMCO7 hours ago

Sweet dreams. :)

Touchdown7 hours ago

It was certainly the best Christmas Present I got last year, even came a day early on Christmas Eve!

LUVMCO7 hours ago

I'm just going by the age you posted on this thread. I'm actually 21. :)

Chip Chipperson7 hours ago

That's what I got my wife for her birthday. I don't want to be Predictable Gift Guy, ya know what I mean?

ParkerLoLs7 hours ago

Ok, I'm off to bed. I can't keep anything straight - no pun intended. The back and forth acrobatics may be the key to my sleep after all. :D

oceanbreeze777 hours ago

I hear vaccines are the hottest item in town right now. ;)

oceanbreeze777 hours ago

older than 26 but ill give you points for being close!

ParkerLoLs7 hours ago

Wait, are you speaking in the third person? Parker is so confused.

Chip Chipperson7 hours ago

I never know what type of gift to buy for this sort of thing. It's stressing me out!