Noah's Ark Is Reopening Tuesday, June 16
Noah’s Ark is pleased to announce our plans for reopening to the general
public on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
The playground will remain CLOSED, but the picnic area and animal habitat
will be open to guests from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays through
Saturdays, weather permitting.
As a place of peace, healing, and safe sanctuary, the reopening of
Noah’s Ark is an important step in our community’s recovery from the
COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to the continued well-being of our
animals, staff, volunteers and guests, so we have implemented enhanced
protocols and procedures.
· Masks or face coverings are strongly recommended.
· Guests are expected to follow health guidelines on social distancing,
maintaining at least 6 feet apart at all times.
· Some pathways may be designated one-way traffic.
· The Playground area will remain temporarily closed.
· Hand sanitation stations are located throughout the Animal Habitat for
· We are frequently cleaning and disinfecting touchpoints, Welcome Center
touchpoints and restrooms using a solution approved by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
· The outdoor picnic area remains open.
What can I do to help Noah’s Ark promote a healthy environment?
We are doing all we can to promote a healthy environment, and in doing so,
we also rely on you to keep recommended self-care in mind for your safety
and the safety of others. Throughout your visit, please be mindful of
current CDC guidelines and public health recommendations.
· If you or a member of your party are feeling unwell, please visit us
· Wash your hands often, using soap and water, for a minimum of 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not available, the CDC recommends a hand sanitizer
containing at least 60% alcohol.
· Guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks.
· Help us promote social distancing by remaining at least six feet away
from others who are not part of your party.
· If you must cough or sneeze, please do so into your elbow, not into your
hand or into the air.
· Government health organizations currently recommend that persons ages 65
and older, persons who reside in senior care facilities or long-term care
facilities, or persons with underlying medical conditions stay home or
maintain distance from others.