Statewide Iowa — Governor Kim Reynolds is moving up the reopening of another list of Iowa businesses that were to remain closed through next Wednesday, allowing them to open their doors instead for the holiday weekend ahead.

(As above) “Today I am announcing that, effective on Friday, movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums and wedding reception venues will be permitted to reopen with appropriate public health measures in place.”

Swimming pools will be able to open for laps and lessons, while the Iowa DNR is opening all restrooms and showers at the state’s parks. The governor says bars and other establishments that sell alcohol will be able to open NEXT Thursday at 50-percent capacity.

(As above) “And effective June first, Iowa schools will be permitted to resume school sponsored activities and learning, according to the appropriate public health precautions. This will include high school baseball and softball activities.”

The governor promises more details on that Thursday, when she’s joined by the director of the state department of education.


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