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In addition to nursing home guidance, Governor Cuomo also released more information on reopening several other industries like billiard halls, movie theatres, weddings and other catered events.
Movie Theaters are restricted to 25 percent capacity and no more than 50 people per screen at a time. Masks will be required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking.
Assigned seating is also required, along with enhanced filtration, social distancing and additional staffing to ensure compliance.
Pool Halls are restricted to 50 percent capacity and face similar requirements as theatres. Both can reopen starting March 5.
Staff must rigorously clean and disinfect any rented or shared equipment between use.
Weddings and Catered Events can return March 15.
Venues are restricted to 50 capacity, with no more than 150 people per event. All patrons must be tested prior to the event.
Sign-in with contact information required to assist with potential contact tracing. Venues must notify local health departments of large events, above the social gathering limit, in advance.
Masks will be required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking.
Ceremonial and socially-distanced dancing allowed under strict guidelines.