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Universal Orlando to eliminate temperature checks, reduce social distancing to 3 feet starting Thursday

Universal Orlando Resort announced it will end temperature checks and implement three feet of social distancing instead of six beginning Thursday.

“The health and safety of our guests and team members is always our top priority. We continue to review the CDC guidelines and work with local health officials as we update our health and safety protocols,” Universal said in a prepared statement.

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All other existing health and safety protocols will remain in place, Universal said.

The announcement comes after Walt Disney World announced it would also get rid of temperature checks. Read more here.

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