Universal Orlando Says “We’re Getting Closer to Normal”

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Universal Orlando Resort has been making some major changes to its health and safety protocols. Now they share that they are “getting closer to normal” at the Resort and its theme parks.

Here is what you need to know about the changes that have been made to Universal Orlando Resorts’ health and safety guidelines this week.

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As the CDC announced updated guidance on social distancing and other best practices for the pandemic, Universal has made some changes to their health and safety guidelines at the Resort.

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Now Universal shared in a new tab on their app that “we’re getting closer to normal”. This can be found on the drop-down menu inside the app while sharing a message of the updated guidance once you select that tab. Here is what they say:

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We’re matching the latest local health and safety guidelines to enhance your experience across our Resort. Learn all you need to know before your visit by viewing the updated safety guidelines below.

Exposure to Covid-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

We ask that all guests and Team Members continue to comply with our updated safety guidelines.


  • Face coverings required
  • Wash hands often
  • Social distancing¬†
  • Floor marking for spacing
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Use hand sanitizer when required
  • Follow Team Member direction
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We have reported that Universal will no longer be taking temperatures for Guests. Disney has also stated that they will be ending temperature checks as well.

In addition to that Universal is also shortening social distancing guidelines from 6 feet of distance to 3 feet. This is in accordance with guidance from the CDC.

To help remind Guests visiting the Universal Orlando Resort, Universal has added new announcements to play as you enter into CityWalk.

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