Update: Governor signs Executive Order reopening gyms on Wednesday, Sep. 9th

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a Michigan coronavirus news conference on Aug. 14, 2020. (Courtesy: Michigan Executive Office of the Governor)

LANSING, MICH. (WLNS)— Under Governor Witmer’s Latest Executive Order, gyms and pools may begin to reopen on Wednesday, September 9.

The order also outlines strict workplace safety measures gyms and pools must follow to protect people from the spread of COVID-19.

All gyms and pools that reopen must enforce strict safety measures. Gyms must require wearing of masks at all times, including times of exercise, configure workout stations or implement protocols to enable six feet of distance between individuals during exercise sessions, reduce class sizes to enable at least six feet of separation between individuals, provide equipment-cleaning products throughout the gym, and more.  


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