Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park will reopen to the general public on Saturday, Might 16 however with protocols and procedures in place to cease the unfold of COVID-19.
Based on a press launch, a brand new timed ticketing system will probably be in place to manage capability and restrict the variety of friends who’re inside Zoo Atlanta at any given time. Tickets could solely be bought on-line now at zooatlanta.org.
Zoo Atlanta will open at 10 a.m. on Might 16; starting Sunday, Might 17, Zoo hours will probably be 9 a.m. to six p.m.
There can even be no money transactions and paper maps will transition to all-digital maps friends could view on cellular gadgets.
Throughout this primary part of the Zoo’s reopening, all buildings (restrooms excepted), indoor venues and indoor experiences are briefly closed, as are facilities resembling Splash Fountain, rides and play areas. Meals and items will probably be bought from out of doors kiosks.
In any respect areas the place possible, Zoo Atlanta will promote a one-way expertise that reinforces social distancing pointers. Pathway guides will probably be available to help friends and encourage social distancing.
All Zoo Atlanta group members will put on masks and guests are strongly inspired to, however usually are not required to, put on masks. Hand sanitizing stations can be found all through the Zoo for visitor comfort. Zoo groups can even ceaselessly clear and disinfect touchpoints and restrooms utilizing a Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) authorized disinfectant.
For extra on the phased reopening and visitor pointers, go to the Zoo’s Know Before You Visit web page.
“We’re happy to welcome our Members and friends again to the out of doors experiences and connections to wildlife that may solely be discovered at Zoo Atlanta. As essential as that is to us, it was important that we not reopen the Zoo till we may accomplish that confidently, with the protection of our guests, group members and the animals in our care because the primary precedence,” mentioned Raymond B. King, President and CEO. “Many weeks of planning have gone into our reopening, and all the pieces we now have achieved or will do is being achieved with this in thoughts.”