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Coronavirus Tracker: Association of Theatre Owners Issues COVID-19 Protocols

August 25, 2020

Current updates on association response to the global COVID-19 crisis, along with a roundup of conference, travel and business news and information.

More than 30,000 Movie Screens Agree to New Protocols
The show must go on—and thanks to new guidelines from the National Association of Theatre Owners, it will. NATO released a list of recommended protocols and guidelines for theater owners and patrons that will allow people to return to the big screen while minimizing COVID-19 public health risks.

“In this new pandemic world, moviegoers need to know that there is a consistent, science- and experience-based set of health and safety protocols in place no matter what theater they visit,” John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO, said in a news release. “This unprecedented industry-wide effort is a promise designed to meet that need.”

The voluntary guidelines establish a nationwide standard that more than 300 companies have agreed to meet. The protocols, known as CinemaSafe, will be implemented at more than 2,600 locations, reaching 30,000-plus screens.

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