Governor DeWine Announces Additional Re-opening Guidelines
The state continues to release information related to re-opening events
Today, Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Interim Director Lance Himes will be signing a re-opening order for performance theaters in the near future, but details are still being finalized. However, to give arts organizations the opportunity to begin planning for performances, the order will say that interior venue attendance will be capped at the lesser of 15 percent of their fixed-seated capacity or 300 people, while outdoor venue attendance will be capped at the lesser of 15 percent of their fixed seating capacity or 1,500 people.
Many of the other guidelines in the forthcoming order will align with the limits on spectators at sports venues in the Director’s Order that Provides Mandatory Requirements for Youth, Collegiate, Amateur, Club and Professional Sports.
When the accompanying orders are signed, they will be posted on coronavirus.ohio.gov.